NAACCR Item #3412: Derived AJCC-7 N Descript

Start Column

1409

End Column

1409

Alignment

LEFT

Padding Character

' '

Documentation

Item # Length Source of Standard Year Implemented Version Implemented Year Retired Version Retired Column #
3412 1 AJCC 2010 12 1409 - 1409

NAACCR XML: Tumor.derivedAjcc7NDescript

Alternate Names
   Derived 7 N Descript Storage Code
Description
This item is the derived AJCC “N Descriptor” from coded fields using the CS algorithm. Effective for cases diagnosed 2010+.
Rationale
Derived AJCC-7 N Descript can be used in analysis to differentiate the timing of staging with respect to the treatment process.
Codes (See the most current version of the Collaborative Stage Data Collection System (https://cancerstaging.org/cstage/Pages/default.aspx),13 for rules and site-specific codes and coding structures.)