NAACCR Item #3846: hCG Post-orchiectomy Lab Value

Start Column

1975

End Column

1981

Alignment

RIGHT

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' '

Documentation

Item # Length Source of Standard Year Implemented Version Implemented Year Retired Version Retired Column #
3846 7 NAACCR 2018 18 1975 - 1981

NAACCR XML: Tumor.hcgPostOrchiectomyLabValue

Description
hCG (Human Chorionic Gonadotropin) Post-orchiectomy Lab Value refers to the lowest hCG value measured post-orchiectomy. hCG is a serum tumor marker that is often elevated in patients with nonseminomatous germ cell tumors of the testis. The Post-Orchiectomy lab value is used to monitor response to therapy.
Rationale
hCG (Human Chorionic Gonadotropin) Post-orchiectomy Lab Value is a Registry Data Collection Variable in AJCC. It was previously collected as Testis CS SSF# 14.
Codes
0.0 0.0 milli-International Units/milliliter (mIU/mL)
0.1-99999.9 0.1–99,999.9 mIU/mL
XXXXX.1 100,000 mIU/mL or greater
XXXXX.7 Test ordered, results not in chart
XXXXX.8 Not applicable: Information not collected for this case
(If this information is required by your standard setter, use of code XXXXX.8 may result in an edit error.)
XXXXX.9 Not documented in medical record
No orchiectomy performed
hCG (Human Chorionic Gonadotropin) Post-orchiectomy Lab Value 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.