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Cancer treatment—other cancer treatment

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element Concept
METeOR identifier:Help on this term561621
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 08/05/2014
Definition:Help on this termThe cancer-directed treatment administered during the course of treatment for cancer, other than surgery, radiotherapy or systemic therapy.

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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.
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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:Other cancer treatment
Definition:Help on this termTreatments used for the treatment of cancer other than surgery, radiotherapy or systemic therapy.
Property group:Help on this termService provision event

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Examples include:

  • Treatment unique to haematopoietic diseases, for example, phlebotomy, transfusions or aspirin.
  • Any experimental or newly developed treatment that cannot be appropriately assigned to other specific treatment data items.
  • Cancer treatments administered by non-medical personnel. For instance, unconventional methods whether administered as single therapy or in combination with conventional therapies.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this termCancer Australia
Reference documents:Help on this termAmerican College of Surgeons 2002. Facility Oncology Registry Data Standards (FORDS), 2009 revision, Commission on Cancer

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Submitting organisation:Help on this termCancer Australia

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Supersedes Cancer treatment—other cancer treatment Health, Superseded 08/05/2014

Data Elements implementing this Data Element Concept:Help on this term

Cancer treatment—other cancer treatment, text X[X(149)] Health, Standard 08/05/2014

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