Cancer treatment type code N[N]
Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Value Domain|
|Registration status:||Health, Standard 08/05/2014|
|Definition:||A code set representing the type of treatment for cancer.|
|Maximum character length:||2|
Collection and usage attributes
|Guide for use:|
More than one treatment type may be administered during a course of cancer treatment; select the appropriate code value.
Systemic agent therapy refers to:
A systemic therapy procedure is a medical, surgical or radiation procedure that has an effect on the hormonal or immunologic balance of the patient.
Treatments other than surgery, radiotherapy or systemic agent therapy administered as part of the treatment are recorded separately.
Source and reference attributes
|Reference documents:||American College of Surgeons 2002. Facility Oncology Registry Data Standards (FORDS), 2009 revision. Commission on Cancer, 28E|
|Related metadata references:|
Supersedes Cancer treatment type code N[N] Health, Superseded 08/05/2014
|Data elements implementing this value domain:|
Cancer treatment—cancer treatment type, code N[N] Health, Standard 08/05/2014
Person with cancer—second-line treatment type, code N[N] Health, Standard 08/05/2014