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:** For in situ tumors (behavior /2), code 0. **Note 3:** 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 4:** Code 1 is to be used only when the physician states the response is "total" or "complete."




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