NAACCR Item #3875: LN Distant: Mediastinal, Scalene

Item # Length Source of Standard Year Implemented Version Implemented Year Retired Version Retired
3,875 1 NAACCR 2018 18

NAACCR XML: Tumor.lnDistantMediastinalScalene


This data item describes the status of Distant (mediastinal, scalene) nodes associated with certain female genital cancers.


Specific distant lymph node involvement is listed as a Registry Data Collection Variable in the AJCC. This data was previously collected as Vagina, CS SSF# 6.


0Negative mediastinal and scalene lymph nodes
1Positive mediastinal lymph nodes
2Positive scalene lymph nodes
3Positive mediastinal and scalene lymph nodes
8Not applicable: Information not collected for this case (If this item is required by your standard setter, use of code 8 will result in an edit error.)
9Not documented in medical record Mediastinal and scalene lymph nodes 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.