Cancer treatment—external beam radiotherapy type

Metadata item type:Data Element Concept
METeOR identifier:468069
Registration status:Health, Standard 04/02/2015
Definition:The type of external beam radiotherapy (XRT) used for cancer treatment.

Object Class attributes

Identifying and definitional attributes

Object class:Cancer treatment
Definition:

The course of cancer-directed treatment or treatments, with defined dates of commencement and cessation, given to the patient by a treatment provider or team of providers.

This may include cancer-directed surgical treatment, radiation therapy and systemic agent therapy for cancer. It applies to the primary course of cancer treatment, treatment administered to the patient in response to disease progression or treatment administered to the patient in response to disease recurrence.
Specialisation of:Service/care event

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
Origin:

Commission on Cancer, Standards of the Commission on Cancer Registry Operations and Data Standards (ROADS) Volume II (1998)

Commission on Cancer, Facility Oncology Registry Data Standards (2002)

Property attributes

Identifying and definitional attributes

Property:External beam radiotherapy type
Definition:The type of external beam radiotherapy (XRT). The radiotherapy type relates to the planning target volume (PTV), the imaging type, and the radiotherapy beam arrangement.
Property group:Service provision event

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Cancer Australia

Data element concept attributes

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Cancer Australia

Relational attributes

Data Elements implementing this Data Element Concept:

Cancer treatment—external beam radiotherapy type, code N[N] Health, Standard 04/02/2015