NAACCR Item #995: AJCC ID

Start Column

1722

End Column

1725

Alignment

LEFT

Padding Character

' '

Documentation

Item # Length Source of Standard Year Implemented Version Implemented Year Retired Version Retired Column #
995 4 NAACCR 2018 18 1722 - 1725

NAACCR XML: Tumor.ajccId

Description
The values for this data item are based on the chapters of the AJCC manual and will be derived primarily from the site/histology fields and other data items as required. IDs are assigned to cases for which AJCC staging is applicable. When staging is not applicable, code ‘XX’ is used.
Rationale
This data item will be used to create an efficient process for running TNM Edits.
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.