Response to Neoadjuvant Therapy


**Note 1:** Clinician statement of Response to Neoadjuvant Therapy (“treatment effect”) must be used to code this data item. **Note 2:** Review the medical record for a specific statement by a clinician about the response to neoadjuvant therapy. Response is based on pathology report, imaging and clinical findings. **Note 3:** Any description of less than “total” or “complete”, should be coded as 2, partial response if there is residual tumor on the report.




NAACCR #3922


Code Description
0 Neoadjuvant therapy not given
1 Stated as complete response (CR)
2 Stated as partial response (PR)
3 Stated as response to treatment, but not noted if complete or partial
4 Stated as no response (NR)
8 Not applicable: Information not collected for this case (If this item is required by your standard setter, use of code 8 will result in an edit error.)
9 Not documented in medical record Response to neoadjuvant therapy not assessed or unknown if assessed