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TNM stage (UICC TNM Classification of Malignant Tumours, 8th ed) code X[XX]

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METeOR identifier:Help on this term719666
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 17/01/2020
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The Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) TNM Classification of Malignant Tumours stage grouping code representing the anatomical extent of the primary cancer.

Representational attributes

Classification scheme:Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) TNM Classification of Malignant Tumours 8th edition
Representation class:Help on this termCode
Data type:Help on this termString
Format:Help on this termX[XX]
Maximum character length:Help on this term3
Supplementary values:Help on this term
ValueMeaning
997Not applicable
998Unknown
999Not stated/inadequately described

Collection and usage attributes

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Record the stage in Arabic numerals and the appropriate upper or lower case alphabetic character omitting the prefix "stage". For example, record Stage IIA2 for cancer of the cervix uteri as "2A2".

Valid stage grouping codes from the current edition of the UICC TNM Classification of Malignant Tumours.

Refer to the TNM Supplement: A Commentary on Uniform Use, 5th Edition for coding rules.

Source and reference attributes

Reference documents:Help on this term

Wittekind C et al (Editors) 2019. Union for International Cancer Control (UICC): TNM supplement: A commentary on uniform use, 5th edition. Wiley-Blackwell.

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Supersedes TNM stage (UICC TNM Classification of Malignant Tumours, 7th ed) code X[XX] Health, Superseded 17/01/2020

Data elements implementing this value domain:Help on this term

Person with cancer—extent of primary cancer, TNM stage (UICC TNM Classification of Malignant Tumours, 8th ed) code X[XX] Health, Standard 16/01/2020

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