NAACCR Item #2840: CS Lymph Nodes Eval

Start Column

1308

End Column

1308

Alignment

LEFT

Padding Character

' '

Documentation

Item # Length Source of Standard Year Implemented Version Implemented Year Retired Version Retired Column #
2840 1 AJCC 1308 - 1308

NAACCR XML: Tumor.csLymphNodesEval

Alternate Names
   CS Regional Nodes Evaluation
   CS Reg Nodes Eval
Description
Records how the code for CS Lymph Nodes [2830] was determined, based on the diagnostic methods employed.
Rationale
This data item is used by Collaborative Staging to describe whether the staging basis for the TNM-N code is clinical or pathological and to record applicable prefix and suffix descriptors used with TNM staging.
Codes (See the most current version of the Collaborative Stage Data Collection System (http://cancerstaging.org),13 for rules and site-specific codes and coding structures.)