NAACCR Item #3808: AFP Pre-Orchiectomy Range

Start Column

1958

End Column

1958

Alignment

LEFT

Padding Character

' '

Documentation

Item # Length Source of Standard Year Implemented Version Implemented Year Retired Version Retired Column #
3808 1 NAACCR 2018 18 1958 - 1958

NAACCR XML: Tumor.afpPreOrchiectomyRange

Alternate Names
   Testis Serum Markers: AFP (Alpha Fetoprotein) Pre-Orchiectomy Range
Description
AFP (Alpha Fetoprotein) Pre-Orchiectomy Range identifies the range category of the highest AFP value measured prior to treatment. AFP is a serum tumor marker that is often elevated in patients with nonseminomatous germ cell tumors of the testis.
Rationale
AFP (Alpha Fetoprotein) Pre-Orchiectomy Range is a Registry Data Collection Variable in AJCC. AFP (Alpha Fetoprotein) Pre-Orchiectomy Range is used to assign the S Category Clinical and was previously collected as Testis CS SSF# 7.
Codes
0 Within normal limits
1 Above normal and less than 1,000 nanograms/milliliter (ng/mL)
2 1,000 -10,000 ng/mL
3 Greater than 10,000 ng/mL
4 Pre-Orchiectomy alpha fetoprotein (AFP) 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
AFP (Alpha Fetoprotein) Pre-Orchiectomy Range 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.