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Second-line treatment

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Metadata item type:Help on this termGlossary Item
METeOR identifier:Help on this term525478
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 08/05/2014
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Treatment which is given when the initial treatment (also known as first-line therapy or primary therapy) for a disease, disorder or symptom is not effective (does not work, stops working or causes too many negative side effects).

This includes treatment for recurring diseases or disorders even many years after initial diagnosis and treatment.

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

Person with cancer—reason(s) second-line treatment administered Health, Standard 08/05/2014

Person with cancer—reason(s) second-line treatment administered, code N Health, Standard 08/05/2014

Person with cancer—second-line treatment intention, code N Health, Standard 14/05/2015

Person with cancer—second-line treatment intention, code N Health, Superseded 14/05/2015

Person with cancer—second-line treatment type Health, Standard 08/05/2014

Person with cancer—second-line treatment type, code N[N] Health, Standard 08/05/2014

Reason(s) second-line treatment administered Health, Standard 08/05/2014

Reason(s) second-line treatment administered code N Health, Standard 08/05/2014

Second-line treatment intention Health, Standard 08/05/2014

Second-line treatment type Health, Standard 08/05/2014

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