Person with cancer—late effect type, text X[X(399)]

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Data Element
Short name:Late effect type text
METeOR identifier:469786
Registration status:Health, Standard 04/02/2015
Definition:The type of late effect related to the cancer and/or cancer treatment which the person with cancer is experiencing, as represented by text.
Data Element Concept:Person with cancer—late effect type

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

Representation class:Text
Data type:String
Format:X[X(399)]
Maximum character length:400

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:

Record the type of late effect the person with cancer experiences that is related to the cancer and/or cancer treatment. This item can be recorded multiple times for multiple late effects, but only one late effect should be recorded in each instance of this item.

This excludes issues relating to the recurrence of cancer or progression of the disease. This may be as a result of the treatment, the disease process, or both. Examples of late effects relating to cancer are infertility, hyperthyroidism, scoliosis, cognitive impairment and congestive heart failure.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Cancer Australia
Reference documents:Meadows AT (2003). Pediatric Cancer Survivors: Past History and Future Challenges. Current Problems in Cancer, 27(3), 177.

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:

See also Person with cancer—date of late effect, DDMMYYYY Health, Standard 04/02/2015

See also Person with cancer—late effect indicator, yes/no/unknown/not stated/inadequately described code N Health, Standard 04/02/2015

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:
All attributes +

Adolescent and young adult cancer (clinical) DSS Health, Superseded 14/05/2015

DSS specific attributes +

Adolescent and young adult cancer (clinical) NBPDS Health, Standard 14/05/2015

DSS specific attributes +