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Diagnosis date of first recurrence as distant metastasis

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METeOR identifier:Help on this term447402
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 07/12/2011
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The date of first recurrence as distant metastatic disease.

The term recurrence defines the return, reappearance or metastasis of cancer (of the same histology) after a disease-free intermission or remission.

Distant metastasis refers to the spread of cancer of the same histology as the original (primary) tumour to distant organs or distant lymph nodes.
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Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this termCancer Australia
Reference documents:Help on this termAmerican College of Surgeons 1998. Standards of the Commission on Cancer: Registry Operations and Data Standards (ROADS), Volume II, Commission on Cancer

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Patient—diagnosis date of first recurrence as distant metastasis Health, Standard 07/12/2011

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