NAACCR Item #3849: hCG Pre-Orchiectomy Range

Item # Length Source of Standard Year Implemented Version Implemented Year Retired Version Retired
3,849 1 NAACCR 2018 18

NAACCR XML: Tumor.hcgPreOrchiectomyRange


Human Chorionic Gonadotropin (hCG) Pre-orchiectomy Range identifies the range category of the highest hCG value measured prior to treatment. hCG is a serum tumor marker that is often elevated in patients with nonseminomatous germ cell tumors of the testis.


hCG (Human Chorionic Gonadotropin) is a Registry Data Collection Variable in AJCC. hCG (Human Chorionic Gonadotropin) Pre-orchiectomy Range is used to assign the S Category Clinical and was previously collected as Testis CS SSF# 9.


0Within normal limits
1Above normal and less than 5,000 milli-International Units/milliliter (mIU/mL)
25,000 - 50,000 mIU/mL
3Greater than 50,000 mIU/mL
4Pre-orchiectomy human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) 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 hCG pre-orchiectomy range not assessed or unknown if assessed

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