NAACCR Item #3817: Breslow Tumor Thickness

Start Column

1891

End Column

1894

Alignment

RIGHT

Padding Character

' '

Documentation

Item # Length Source of Standard Year Implemented Version Implemented Year Retired Version Retired Column #
3817 4 NAACCR 2018 18 1891 - 1894

NAACCR XML: Tumor.breslowTumorThickness

Description
Breslow Tumor Thickness, the measurement of the thickness of a melanoma as defined by Dr. Alexander Breslow, is a prognostic factor for Melanoma of the Skin.
Rationale
Breslow Tumor Thickness is a Registry Data Collection Variable in AJCC. It was previously collected as Melanoma Skin, CS SSF# 1.
Codes
0.0 No mass/tumor found
0.1 Greater than 0.0 and less than or equal to 0.1
0.2-99.9 0.2 - 99.9 millimeters
XX.1 100 millimeters or larger
A0.1-A9.9 Stated as "at least" some measured value of 0.1 to 9.9
AX.0 Stated as greater than 9.9 mm
XX.8 Not applicable: Information not collected for this schema
(If this item is required by your standard setter, use of code XX.8 will result in an edit error)
XX.9 Not documented in medical record
Microinvasion; microscopic focus or foci only and no depth given
Cannot be determined by pathologist
In situ melanoma
Breslow Tumor Thickness 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.