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Cancer treatment—immunotherapy start date

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METeOR identifier:Help on this term561363
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 08/05/2014
Definition:Help on this termThe start date of immunotherapy administered during the course of treatment for cancer.

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Object class:Cancer treatment
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The course of cancer-directed treatment or treatments, with defined dates of commencement and cessation, given to the patient by a treatment provider or team of providers.

This may include cancer-directed surgical treatment, radiation therapy and systemic agent therapy for cancer. It applies to the primary course of cancer treatment, treatment administered to the patient in response to disease progression or treatment administered to the patient in response to disease recurrence.
Specialisation of:Help on this termService/care event

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Submitting organisation:Help on this termAustralian Institute of Health and Welfare
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Commission on Cancer, Standards of the Commission on Cancer Registry Operations and Data Standards (ROADS) Volume II (1998)

Commission on Cancer, Facility Oncology Registry Data Standards (2002)

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Property:Immunotherapy start date
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The date on which immunotherapy commenced.

The application of immunologic knowledge and techniques to prevent and treat disease.

Property group:Help on this termEntry into service event

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Guide for use:Help on this termExamples include the administration of increasing doses of allergens in the treatment of allergies, the use of immunostimulants and immunosuppressants, the transfer of immunocompetent cells and tissues from one person to another, and the use of interferon for its antiviral and antitumor properties.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this termCancer Australia
Reference documents:Help on this termMyers T (Editor) 2009. Mosby’s Medical Dictionary , 8th Edition. Missouri: Mosby Elsevier page 945

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Supersedes Cancer treatment—immunotherapy start date Health, Superseded 08/05/2014

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Cancer treatment—immunotherapy start date, DDMMYYYY Health, Standard 08/05/2014

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