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Cancer treatment—specialist support services date

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element Concept
METeOR identifier:Help on this term587586
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 14/05/2015
Definition:Help on this termThe date a patient used specialist support services as part of their care during 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:Specialist support services date
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The date that specialist support services were used as part of a patient's treatment regime. Specialist support services are those that do not target the primary disease but help to manage side effects, symptoms, late effects and quality of life.

Specialist support services include community services, allied health services and other hospital support service, such as the use of psychiatrists, psychologists, physiotherapists, social workers, specialist nurses/nurse counsellors, cancer support or volunteer support groups, individual peer support services, counsellor/bereavement counsellor and pastoral care workers.

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Submitting organisation:Help on this termCancer Australia

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Submitting organisation:Help on this termCancer Australia

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Cancer treatment—specialist support services date, DDMMYYYY Health, Standard 14/05/2015

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