NAACCR Item #3805: AFP Post-Orchiectomy Lab Value

Item # Length Source of Standard Year Implemented Version Implemented Year Retired Version Retired
3,805 7 NAACCR 2018 18

NAACCR XML: Tumor.afpPostOrchiectomyLabValue

Alternate Names
   Testis Serum Markers: AFP (Alpha Fetoprotein) Post-Orchiectomy Lab Value

AFP (Alpha Fetoprotein) Post-Orchiectomy Lab Value refers to the lowest AFP value measured post-orchiectomy. AFP is a serum tumor marker that is often elevated in patients with nonseminomatous germ cell tumors of the testis. The Post-Orchiectomy lab value is used to monitor response to therapy.


AFP (Alpha Fetoprotein) Post-Orchiectomy Lab Value is a Registry Data Collection Variable in AJCC. It was previously collected as Testis CS SSF# 12.


0.00.0 nanograms/milliliter (ng/mL)
0.1-99999.90.1-99,999.9 ng/mL
XXXXX.1100,000 ng/mL or greater
XXXXX.7Test ordered, results not in chart
XXXXX.8Not applicable: Information not collected for this case (If this information is required by your standard setter, use of code XXXXX.8 may result in an edit error.)
XXXXX.9Not documented in medical record No orchiectomy performed AFP (Alpha Fetoprotein) Post-Orchiectomy Lab Value not assessed or unknown if assessed

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