NAACCR Item #3930: Serum Albumin Pretreatment Level

Item # Length Source of Standard Year Implemented Version Implemented Year Retired Version Retired
3,930 1 NAACCR 2018 18

NAACCR XML: Tumor.serumAlbuminPretreatmentLevel


Albumin is the most abundant protein in human blood plasma. Serum albumin pretreatment level is a prognostic factor for plasma cell myeloma.


Serum albumin pretreatment level is a prognostic factor required in AJCC 8th edition, Chapter 82 Plasma Cell Myeloma and Plasma Cell Disorders, for the Revised International Staging System (RISS).


0Serum albumin <3.5 g/dL
1Serum albumin =3.5 g/dL
5Schema Discriminator 1: Plasma Cell Myeloma Terminology coded to 1 or 9
7Test ordered, results not in chart
9Not documented in medical record Serum Albumin Pretreatment Level not assessed or unknown if assessed

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