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Cancer treatment—androgen deprivation therapy indicator, yes/no/not applicable code N

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Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termAndrogen deprivation therapy indicator
METeOR identifier:Help on this term505444
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 14/05/2015
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An indicator of the use of androgen deprivation therapy to reduce of androgen hormones as part of cancer treatment, as represented by a code.

This includes both chemical and surgical treatments.

Context:Help on this termAndrogen deprivation therapy is used to treat people with prostate cancer.
Data Element Concept:Cancer treatment—androgen deprivation therapy indicator

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Data type:Help on this termNumber
Format:Help on this termN
Maximum character length:Help on this term1
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Record whether androgen deprivation therapy was used in the treatment of a person with prostate cancer.

Androgen hormones stimulate the growth of prostate cancer cells, and so the reduction of androgen hormones aims to reduce the spread of prostate cancer. This includes both chemical treatments, such as hormone agonists and antagonists, and surgical treatment, such as an orchiectomy.

Collection methods:Help on this termCollect from patient medical records.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this termCancer Australia

Relational attributes

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

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