NAACCR Item #3842: Gleason Tertiary Pattern

Item # Length Source of Standard Year Implemented Version Implemented Year Retired Version Retired
3,842 2 NAACCR 2018 18

NAACCR XML: Tumor.gleasonTertiaryPattern


Prostate cancers are graded using Gleason score or pattern. This data item represents the tertiary pattern value from prostatectomy or autopsy.


Tertiary Gleason pattern on prostatectomy is a Registry Data Collection Variable for AJCC. This data item was previously collected as Prostate, CS SSF# 11.


10Tertiary pattern 1
20Tertiary pattern 2
30Tertiary pattern 3
40Tertiary pattern 4
50Tertiary pattern 5
X7No radical prostatectomy/autopsy performed
X8Not applicable: Information not collected for this case (If this information is required by your standard setter, use of code X8 may result in an edit error.)
X9Not documented in medical record Gleason Tertiary Pattern not assessed or unknown if assessed

Each Site-Specific Data Item (SSDI) applies only to selected primary sites, histologies, and years of diagnosis. Depending on applicability and standard-setter requirements, SSDIs may be left blank.