NAACCR Item #3849: hCG Pre-Orchiectomy Range
|Item #||Length||Source of Standard||Year Implemented||Version Implemented||Year Retired||Version Retired|
NAACCR XML: Tumor.hcgPreOrchiectomyRange
Human Chorionic Gonadotropin (hCG) Pre-orchiectomy Range identifies the range category of the highest hCG value measured prior to treatment. hCG is a serum tumor marker that is often elevated in patients with nonseminomatous germ cell tumors of the testis.
hCG (Human Chorionic Gonadotropin) is a Registry Data Collection Variable in AJCC. hCG (Human Chorionic Gonadotropin) Pre-orchiectomy Range is used to assign the S Category Clinical and was previously collected as Testis CS SSF# 9.
|0||Within normal limits|
|1||Above normal and less than 5,000 milli-International Units/milliliter (mIU/mL)|
|2||5,000 - 50,000 mIU/mL|
|3||Greater than 50,000 mIU/mL|
|4||Pre-orchiectomy human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) stated to be elevated|
|7||Test ordered, results not in chart|
|8||Not applicable: Information not collected for this case|
(If this information is required by your standard setter, use of code 8 may result in an edit error.)
|9||Not documented in medical record|
hCG pre-orchiectomy range not assessed or unknown if assessed
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