NAACCR Item #2900: CS Site-Specific Factor 3

Start Column

1322

End Column

1324

Alignment

RIGHT

Padding Character

'0'

Documentation

Item # Length Source of Standard Year Implemented Version Implemented Year Retired Version Retired Column #
2900 3 AJCC 2003 10 1322 - 1324

NAACCR XML: Tumor.csSiteSpecificFactor3

Description
Identifies additional information needed to generate stage, or prognostic factors that have an effect on stage or survival.
Rationale
Site-specific factors are used to record additional staging information needed by Collaborative Staging to derive TNM and/or SEER Summary Stage codes for particular site-histology schema.
Codes (The information recorded in CS Site-Specific Factor 3 differs for each anatomic site. 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.)