Person with cancer—clinical trial experimental agent or intervention, text X[X(399)]
Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Data Element|
|Short name:||Clinical trial experimental agent or intervention|
|Registration status:||Health, Standard 14/05/2015|
|Definition:||The experimental agent or intervention used in a clinical trial for the treatment or management of cancer, as represented in text.|
|Data Element Concept:||Person with cancer—clinical trial experimental agent or intervention|
Value domain attributes
|Maximum character length:||400|
Data element attributes
Collection and usage attributes
|Guide for use:|
Briefly outline the experimental agent or intervention used in the clinical trial in text.
A clinical trial is a controlled experiment involving a defined set of subjects and having a clinical event as an outcome measure. It is intended to yield scientifically valid information about the efficacy or safety of a medical intervention such as, for example, a drug, surgical procedure or diagnostic test.
This item is completed when a person with cancer has been offered and accepted clinical trial entry.
|Collection methods:||This information should be sought from the patient's medical records.|
Information regarding the types of clinical trials patients are enrolled in may have implications for access to, and the provision of, cancer services.
The collection of specific treatment information may also be useful to evaluate patterns of care, the effectiveness of different treatment modalities, and treatment by patient outcome.
Source and reference attributes
|Submitting organisation:||Cancer Australia|
|Reference documents:||National Breast and Ovarian Cancer Centre 2009. Breast cancer specific data items for clinical cancer registration. Surry Hills, NSW: National Breast and Ovarian Cancer Centre|
|Related metadata references:|
See also Person with cancer—clinical trial entry status, code N Health, Standard 08/05/2014
See also Person with cancer—clinical trial identifier, text X[X(399)] Health, Standard 08/05/2014
See also Person with cancer—date clinical trial entered, DDMMYYYY Health, Standard 08/05/2014
See also Person with cancer—research trial type, code N Health, Standard 04/02/2015
|Implementation in Data Set Specifications:|
Prostate cancer (clinical) NBPDS Health, Standard 14/05/2015