NAACCR Item #2850: CS Mets at DX

Start Column

1309

End Column

1310

Alignment

RIGHT

Padding Character

'0'

Documentation

Item # Length Source of Standard Year Implemented Version Implemented Year Retired Version Retired Column #
2850 2 AJCC 2003 10 1309 - 1310

NAACCR XML: Tumor.csMetsAtDx

Alternate Names
   CS Metastasis at Diagnosis
Description
Identifies the distant site(s) of metastatic involvement at time of diagnosis.
Rationale
The presence of metastatic disease at diagnosis is an independent prognostic indicator, and it is used by Collaborative Staging to derive TNM-M codes and SEER Summary Stage codes.
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.)