NAACCR Item #3886: Major Vein Involvement

Item # Length Source of Standard Year Implemented Version Implemented Year Retired Version Retired
3,886 1 NAACCR 2018 18

NAACCR XML: Tumor.majorVeinInvolvement


Major vein involvement pertains to the invasion of the kidney tumor into major veins.


Involvement of major veins for Kidney is a Registry Data Collection Variable in AJCC. It was previously collected as Kidney, CS SSF #2.


0Major vein involvement not present/not identified
1Renal vein or its segmental branches
2Inferior vena cava (IVC)
3Major vein invasion, NOS
4Any combination of codes 1-3
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 Vein involvement not assessed or unknown if assessed No surgical resection of primary site is performed

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.