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Person with cancer—biopsy core, number N[NN]

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Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termBiopsy core number
METeOR identifier:Help on this term490884
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 14/05/2015
Definition:Help on this termThe number of biopsy cores from a single specimen provided for examination as part of pathology testing of tissue from a person with cancer, presented as a number.
Context:Help on this termTo be collected for a person with cancer who has had surgically removed tissue or a core biopsy taken for the purpose of cancer diagnosis.
Data Element Concept:Person with cancer—biopsy core number

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termTotal
Data type:Help on this termNumber
Format:Help on this termN[NN]
Maximum character length:Help on this term3

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Collection and usage attributes

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Record the number of cores examined from a single specimen provided as part of pathology testing of tissue from a person with cancer. Please note that this is the number of cores examined, not the number of fragments.

Collection methods:Help on this termCollect from pathology reports or electronic databases.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this termCancer Australia

Relational attributes

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See also Person with cancer—diagnostic histology indicator, yes/no/unknown code N Health, Standard 14/05/2015

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:Help on this term

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

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