Cancer staging—cancer staging scheme source

Metadata item type:Data Element Concept
METeOR identifier:720540
Registration status:Health, Standard 17/01/2020
Definition:

The reference which describes in detail the methods of staging and the definitions for the classification system used in determining the extent of cancer.

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Identifying and definitional attributes

Object class:Cancer staging
Definition:System of determining the extent or stage of cancer.
Specialisation of:Service/care event

Property attributes

Identifying and definitional attributes

Property:Cancer staging scheme source
Definition:

The reference which describes in detail the methods of staging and the definitions for the classification system used in determining the extent of cancer.

Property group:Assessment event

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

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.

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Related metadata references:

Supersedes Cancer staging—cancer staging scheme source Health, Superseded 17/01/2020

Data Elements implementing this Data Element Concept:

Cancer staging—cancer staging scheme source, code N[N] Health, Standard 16/01/2020