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Person with cancer—core biopsy tumour extent, percentage N[NNN]

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Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termBiopsy tumour extent
METeOR identifier:Help on this term513455
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 14/05/2015
Definition:Help on this termThe extent of tissue involved by cancer cells in a single specimen found in pathology testing of tissue from a person with cancer, presented by a percentage.
Context:Help on this termTo be collected for a person with cancer who has had surgically removed tissue or core biopsy taken for pathology examination.
Data Element Concept:Person with cancer—core biopsy tumour extent

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termPercentage
Data type:Help on this termNumber
Format:Help on this termN[NNN]
Maximum character length:Help on this term4
Supplementary values:Help on this term
ValueMeaning
8888Not measured
9999Not stated/inadequately described

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this term

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this term

Record as a percentage the proportion of tissue involved by cancer cells in a single specimen found in pathology testing of a tissue biopsy as outlined in the Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia Prostate Cancer Structured Pathology Reporting Protocol (2014) CS3.05a.

A single specimen refers to multiple cores collected from tissue removed from a single site.

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

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this termCancer Australia
Reference documents:Help on this term

Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia 2014. Prostate cancer (radical prostatectomy) structured reporting protocol 2nd edition. RCPA, Sydney. Viewed 21 December 2014, http://www.rcpa.edu.au/getattachment/f506078a-3bd4-4a1c-8b8c-85d2f2dfcf61/Protocol-prostate-cancer-radical-prostatectomy.aspx

Relational attributes

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See also Person with cancer—core biopsy length, total millimetres NN.N Health, Standard 14/05/2015

See also Person with cancer—core biopsy tumour length, total millimetres NN.N Health, Standard 14/05/2015

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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