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Person with cancer—molecular pathology indicator, yes/no/unknown code N

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Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termMolecular pathology indicator
Synonymous names:Help on this termMolecular pathology
METeOR identifier:Help on this term435150
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 08/05/2014
Definition:Help on this termAn indicator of whether molecular pathology testing was performed to characterise a person's cancer, as represented by a code.
Data Element Concept:Person with cancer—molecular pathology indicator

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Data type:Help on this termNumber
Format:Help on this termN
Maximum character length:Help on this term1
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Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this termRecord whether or not molecular testing was performed on the biospecimen sample of a person with cancer. This should be collected for people with cancer where pathology data is available.
Collection methods:Help on this termThis information should be sought from the patient's pathology report or a pathology database.
Comments:Help on this termCollected to identify the number of patients who undergo molecular testing. The presence of genetic or molecular abnormalities may be of clinical significance and influence treatment decisions.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this termCancer Australia
Reference documents:Help on this termRoyal College of Pathologists of Australasia 2010. Lung cancer structured reporting protocol. 1st Edition (Version 1.0). Surry Hills, NSW: Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia

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See also Person with cancer—lung cancer molecular pathology test results, code N[N] Health, Standard 08/05/2014

See also Person with cancer—molecular pathology test date, DDMMYYYY Health, Standard 08/05/2014

See also Person with cancer—molecular pathology test results, (other) code X[X(19)] Health, Standard 08/05/2014

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:Help on this term

Lung cancer (clinical) DSS Health, Superseded 14/05/2015

Lung cancer (clinical) NBPDS Health, Standard 14/05/2015

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