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Cancer treatment—surgical margin status

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element Concept
METeOR identifier:Help on this term587695
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 14/05/2015
Definition:Help on this termThe status of the closest surgical margin from the invasive or in situ carcinoma after surgical 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.
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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:Surgical margin status
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The status of the closest surgical margin from the invasive or in situ carcinoma after surgical treatment.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this termCancer Australia.

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Submitting organisation:Help on this termCancer Australia

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Cancer treatment—surgical margin status, positive/negative/unknown code N Health, Standard 14/05/2015

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