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Cancer treatment—systemic therapy treatment modification indicator, yes/no/unknown code N

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this term Systemic therapy modification indicator
METeOR identifier:Help on this term546764
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 08/05/2014
Definition:Help on this termAn indicator of whether there was modification made to a patient's planned systemic therapy treatment for cancer, as represented by a code.
Data Element Concept:Cancer treatment—systemic therapy treatment modification 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
8Unknown

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this term

Record whether there was a modification made to systemic therapy treatment from the initial treatment plan or systemic therapy schedule for a course of cancer treatment. Systemic therapy encompasses chemotherapy, hormone therapy and immunotherapy and modifications include (but are not limited to):

  • Dose decrease
  • Drug omission
  • Drug delivery interval increase
  • Dose increase
  • Drug introduction
  • Drug delivery interval decrease

Treatment modification is often due to a patient's response to treatment or a change in the extent or pathway of the disease.

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 termCancer Australia Working Group, 2010.

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Gynaecological cancer (clinical) DSS Health, Superseded 14/05/2015

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

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