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Cancer treatment—residual (R) tumour type, code AX

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termResidual tumour type
METeOR identifier:Help on this term521153
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 08/05/2014
Definition:Help on this termThe type of tumour that remains after the course of cancer treatment, as represented by a code.
Data Element Concept:Cancer treatment—residual (R) tumour type

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termCode
Data type:Help on this termString
Format:Help on this termAX
Maximum character length:Help on this term2
Permissible values:Help on this term
ValueMeaning
R0No residual tumour
R1Microscopic residual tumour
R2Macroscopic residual tumour
RXPresence of residual tumour cannot be assessed
Supplementary values:Help on this term
R7Not applicable-surgery was not performed

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this term

Record the presence or absence of residual tumour after treatment.

Residual disease is based on the UICC TNM cancer staging system descriptor represented by the symbol R.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this termCancer Australia
Reference documents:Help on this termSobin LH, Gospodarowicz MK, Wittekind C (Editors) 2009. International Union Against Cancer (UICC): TNM Classification of Malignant Tumours. 7th ed. Hoboken, New Jersey: John Wiley & Sons

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Implementation in Data Set Specifications:Help on this term
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Lung cancer (clinical) DSS Health, Superseded 14/05/2015

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

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