Diagnosis date of first recurrence as distant metastasis
Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Property|
|Registration status:||Health, Standard 07/12/2011|
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.
|Property group:||Service provision event|
Source and reference attributes
|Submitting organisation:||Cancer Australia|
|Reference documents:||American College of Surgeons 1998. Standards of the Commission on Cancer: Registry Operations and Data Standards (ROADS), Volume II, Commission on Cancer|
|Data Element Concepts implementing this property:|
Patient—diagnosis date of first recurrence as distant metastasis Health, Standard 07/12/2011