NAACCR Item #3864: Invasion Beyond Capsule

Item # Length Source of Standard Year Implemented Version Implemented Year Retired Version Retired
3,864 1 NAACCR 2018 18

NAACCR XML: Tumor.invasionBeyondCapsule


Invasion beyond capsule pertains to the pathologically confirmed invasion of the tumor beyond the fibrous capsule in which the kidney is enclosed.


Invasion beyond capsule into specific tissues for Kidney is a Registry Data Collection Variable in AJCC. It was previously collected as Kidney, CS SSF #1.


0Invasion beyond capsule not identified
1Perinephric (beyond renal capsule) fat or tissue
2Renal sinus
3Gerota’s fascia
4Any combination of codes 1-3
5Invasion beyond capsule, NOS
8Not 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.)
9Not documented in medical record Invasion beyond capsule not assessed or unknown if assessed No surgical resection of primary site is performed

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.