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Androgen deprivation therapy purpose code N

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Metadata item type:Help on this termValue Domain
METeOR identifier:Help on this term505508
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 14/05/2015
Definition:Help on this termA code set outlining the purpose of androgen deprivation therapy in the treatment of prostate cancer.

Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termCode
Data type:Help on this termNumber
Format:Help on this termN
Maximum character length:Help on this term1
Permissible values:Help on this term
ValueMeaning
1Neo-adjuvant
2Adjuvant
3Salvage
4Palliative
Supplementary values:Help on this term
8Unknown

Collection and usage attributes

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This code set outlines the purpose of androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) in the treatment of patients with prostate cancer.

CODE 1   Neo-adjuvant

This code should be recorded when androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) is used prior to the main treatment.

CODE 2   Adjuvant

This code should be recorded when androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) is used after the main treatment.

CODE 3   Salvage

This code should be recorded when androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) is used after a recurrence of prostate cancer for a patient who has had a radical prostatectomy.

CODE 4   Palliative

This code should be recorded when androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) is used to manage and alleviate symptoms and control tumour growth in palliative patients.

CODE 9   Unknown

This code should be recorded when androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) has been used in the treatment of a patient but the purpose of the therapy is not ascertainable from the data source.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this termCancer Australia

Relational attributes

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Cancer treatment—androgen deprivation therapy purpose, code N Health, Standard 14/05/2015

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