NAACCR Item #3808: AFP Pre-Orchiectomy Range

Item # Length Source of Standard Year Implemented Version Implemented Year Retired Version Retired
3,808 1 NAACCR 2018 18

NAACCR XML: Tumor.afpPreOrchiectomyRange

Alternate Names
   Testis Serum Markers: AFP (Alpha Fetoprotein) Pre-Orchiectomy Range

AFP (Alpha Fetoprotein) Pre-Orchiectomy Range identifies the range category of the highest AFP value measured prior to treatment. AFP is a serum tumor marker that is often elevated in patients with nonseminomatous germ cell tumors of the testis.


AFP (Alpha Fetoprotein) Pre-Orchiectomy Range is a Registry Data Collection Variable in AJCC. AFP (Alpha Fetoprotein) Pre-Orchiectomy Range is used to assign the S Category Clinical and was previously collected as Testis CS SSF# 7.


0Within normal limits
1Above normal and less than 1,000 nanograms/milliliter (ng/mL)
21,000 -10,000 ng/mL
3Greater than 10,000 ng/mL
4Pre-Orchiectomy alpha fetoprotein (AFP) stated to be elevated
7Test ordered, results not in chart
8Not 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.)
9Not documented in medical record AFP (Alpha Fetoprotein) Pre-Orchiectomy Range not assessed or unknown if assessed

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