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Person with cancer—clinical trial experimental agent or intervention, text X[X(399)]

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Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termClinical trial experimental agent or intervention
METeOR identifier:Help on this term487311
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 14/05/2015
Definition:Help on this termThe 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

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Representation class:Help on this termText
Data type:Help on this termString
Format:Help on this termX[X(399)]
Maximum character length:Help on this term400

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Collection and usage attributes

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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:Help on this termThis information should be sought from the patient's medical records.
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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:Help on this termCancer Australia
Reference documents:Help on this termNational Breast and Ovarian Cancer Centre 2009. Breast cancer specific data items for clinical cancer registration. Surry Hills, NSW: National Breast and Ovarian Cancer Centre

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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:Help on this term

Prostate cancer (clinical) NBPDS Health, Standard 14/05/2015

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