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

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Value Domain
METeOR identifier:719683
Registration status:Health, Candidate 06/08/2019
Definition:

The UICC TNM Classification of Malignant Tumours code set representing the absence or presence of distant metastasis.

Representational attributes

Representation class:Code
Data type:String
Format:X[XX]
Maximum character length:3
Supplementary values:
ValueMeaning
997Not applicable
998Unknown
999Not stated/inadequately described

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:

Valid M 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:

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

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:

Supersedes M stage (UICC TNM Classification of Malignant Tumours, 7th ed) code X[XX] Health, Standard 07/12/2011

Classification scheme attributes

Classification scheme:Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) TNM Classification of Malignant Tumours 8th edition
METeOR identifier:719664
Registration status:Health, Standard 16/01/2020
Definition:

The Union for International Cancer Control classification for malignant tumours.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:

Cancer Australia.

Reference documents:

Brierley J, Gospodarowicz M, Wittekind C, (Editors) 2016. Union for International Cancer Control (UICC). TNM Classification of Malignant Tumours. 8th ed. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley-Blackwell.