NAACCR Item #3875: LN Distant: Mediastinal, Scalene

Start Column

1990

End Column

1990

Alignment

LEFT

Padding Character

' '

Documentation

Item # Length Source of Standard Year Implemented Version Implemented Year Retired Version Retired Column #
3875 1 NAACCR 2018 18 1990 - 1990

NAACCR XML: Tumor.lnDistantMediastinalScalene

Description
This data item describes the status of Distant (mediastinal, scalene) nodes associated with certain female genital cancers.
Rationale
Specific distant lymph node involvement is listed as a Registry Data Collection Variable in the AJCC. This data was previously collected as Vagina, CS SSF# 6.
Codes
0 Negative mediastinal and scalene lymph nodes
1 Positive mediastinal lymph nodes
2 Positive scalene lymph nodes
3 Positive mediastinal and scalene lymph nodes
8 Not applicable: Information not collected for this case
(If this item is required by your standard setter, use of code 8 will result in an edit error.)
9 Not documented in medical record
Mediastinal and scalene lymph nodes 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.