NAACCR Item #3920: PSA (Prostatic Specific Antigen) Lab Value

Item # Length Source of Standard Year Implemented Version Implemented Year Retired Version Retired
3,920 5 NAACCR 2018 18

NAACCR XML: Tumor.psaLabValue


PSA (Prostatic Specific Antigen) is a protein produced by cells of the prostate gland and is elevated in patients with prostate cancer. This data item pertains to PSA lab value.


This data item is required for prognostic stage grouping in AJCC 8th edition, Chapter 58, Prostate. It was previously collected as Prostate, CS SSF# 1.


0.10.1 or less nanograms/milliliter (ng/ml) (Exact value to nearest tenth of ng/ml)
0.2-999.90.2-999.9 ng/ml (Exact value to nearest tenth of ng/ml)
XXX.11,000 ng/ml or greater
XXX.2Lab value not available, physician states PSA is negative/normal
XXX.3Lab value not available, physician states PSA is positive/elevated/high
XXX.7Test ordered, results not in chart
XXX.9Not documented in medical record PSA lab value 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.