NAACCR Item #3864: Invasion Beyond Capsule

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Item # Length Source of Standard Year Implemented Version Implemented Year Retired Version Retired Column #
3864 1 NAACCR 2018 18 1834 - 1834

NAACCR XML: Tumor.invasionBeyondCapsule

Invasion beyond capsule pertains to the pathologically confirmed invasion of the tumor beyond the fibrous capsule in which the kidney is enclosed.
Invasion beyond capsule into specific tissues for Kidney is a Registry Data Collection Variable in AJCC. It was previously collected as Kidney, CS SSF #1.
0 Invasion beyond capsule not identified
1 Perinephric (beyond renal capsule) fat or tissue
2 Renal sinus
3 Gerota’s fascia
4 Any combination of codes 1-3
5 Invasion beyond capsule, NOS
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
Invasion beyond capsule not assessed or unknown if assessed
No surgical resection of primary site is performed
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.