NAACCR Item #3849: hCG Pre-orchiectomy Range

Start Column

1974

End Column

1974

Alignment

LEFT

Padding Character

' '

Documentation

Item # Length Source of Standard Year Implemented Version Implemented Year Retired Version Retired Column #
3849 1 NAACCR 2018 18 1974 - 1974

NAACCR XML: Tumor.hcgPreOrchiectomyRange

Description
Human Chorionic Gonadotropin (hCG) Pre-orchiectomy Range identifies the range category of the highest hCG value measured prior to treatment. hCG is a serum tumor marker that is often elevated in patients with nonseminomatous germ cell tumors of the testis.
Rationale
hCG (Human Chorionic Gonadotropin) is a Registry Data Collection Variable in AJCC. hCG (Human Chorionic Gonadotropin) Pre-orchiectomy Range is used to assign the S Category Clinical and was previously collected as Testis CS SSF# 9.
Codes
0 Within normal limits
1 Above normal and less than 5,000 milli-International Units/milliliter (mIU/mL)
2 5,000 - 50,000 mIU/mL
3 Greater than 50,000 mIU/mL
4 Pre-orchiectomy human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) 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
hCG 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.