NAACCR Item #3935: Tumor Growth Pattern

Start Column

1832

End Column

1832

Alignment

LEFT

Padding Character

' '

Documentation

Item # Length Source of Standard Year Implemented Version Implemented Year Retired Version Retired Column #
3935 1 NAACCR 2018 18 1832 - 1832

NAACCR XML: Tumor.tumorGrowthPattern

Description
Tumor Growth Pattern refers to the growth pattern of intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma.
Rationale
Tumor Growth Pattern is a Registry Data Collection Variable in AJCC. This data item was previously collected for Intrahepatic Bile Duct, SSF# 10.
Codes
1 Mass-forming
2 Periductal infiltrating
3 Mixed mass-forming and periductal infiltrating
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
Pathology report does not mention tumor growth pattern
Cannot be determined by the pathologist
Tumor growth pattern 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.