NAACCR Item #3422: Derived AJCC-7 M Descript
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NAACCR XML: Tumor.derivedAjcc7MDescript
Derived 7 M Descript Storage Code
This item is the derived AJCC “M Descriptor” from coded fields using the CS algorithm. Effective for cases diagnosed 2010+.
Derived AJCC-7 M 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.)