NAACCR Item #2860: CS Mets Eval

Item # Length Source of Standard Year Implemented Version Implemented Year Retired Version Retired
2860 1 AJCC 2003 10

NAACCR XML: Tumor.csMetsEval

Alternate Names
   CS Metastasis Evaluation
Description
Records how the code for CS Mets at Dx [2850] 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-M 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.)