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Person with cancer—distant metastatic cancer indicator, yes/no/not stated/inadequately described code N

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termDistant metastatic site indicator
METeOR identifier:Help on this term545189
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 08/05/2014
Definition:Help on this termAn indicator of whether a primary cancer has spread to a distant site in the person with cancer, as represented by a code.
Data Element Concept:Person with cancer—distant metastatic cancer indicator

Value domain attributes

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
1Yes
2No
Supplementary values:Help on this term
9Not stated/inadequately described

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this term

CODE 9    Not stated/inadequately described

This code is not for use in primary data collections.

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this term

Record whether a primary cancer has spread to a distant site or sites. This may be determined through diagnostic or other imaging or procedures.

What is determined as a distant site will vary depending on the primary cancer type.
Collection methods:Help on this termCollect from patient medical records.

Source and reference attributes

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

Pecorelli, S. 25th Annual Report on the Results of Treatment in Gynecological Cancer. International Journal of Gynecology & Obstetrics 2003, 83 (Supp 1): 1-230.
RCPA (2011). Endometrial Cancer Structured Reporting Protocol (1st Edition 2011)

Mutch, D G (2009). The new FIGO staging system for cancers of the vulva, cervix, endometrium and sarcomas. Gynecologic Oncology. 115: 325–328

Relational attributes

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:Help on this term

Gynaecological cancer (clinical) DSS Health, Superseded 14/05/2015

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

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