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Cancer treatment—radiotherapy target site

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element Concept
METeOR identifier:Help on this term561474
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 08/05/2014
Definition:Help on this termThe target site of radiotherapy 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

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this termAustralian Institute of Health and Welfare
Origin:Help on this term

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:Radiotherapy target site
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The site or region of the body where radiotherapy is administered.

Radiotherapy is the treatment of disease by means of ionizing radiation.

Property group:Help on this termService provision event

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this termAn example is administrating radiotherapy for the treatment of cancer; the primary site, regional or distant sites of cancer may be targeted for treatment. 

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this termCancer Australia
Reference documents:Help on this termDorland I, Newman WA 2003. Dorland's illustrated medical dictionary (30th edn). Philadelphia: Saunders p1564

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Supersedes Cancer treatment—radiotherapy target site Health, Superseded 08/05/2014

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Cancer treatment—radiotherapy target site for lung cancer, code N Health, Standard 08/05/2014

Cancer treatment—radiotherapy target site, code N[N] Health, Standard 08/05/2014

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