NAACCR Item #3898: Number of Cores Positive
|Source of Standard
NAACCR XML: Tumor.numberOfCoresPositive
This data item represents the number of positive cores documented in the pathology report from needle biopsy of the prostate gland.
Number of Cores Positive is a Registry Data Collection Variable for AJCC. This data item was previously collected as Prostate, CS SSF# 12.
|All examined cores negative
|1 - 99 cores positive (Exact number of cores positive)
|100 or more cores positive
|Biopsy cores positive, number unknown
|No needle core biopsy performed
|Not applicable: Information not collected for this case (If this information is required by your standard setter, use of code X8 may result in an edit error.)
|Not documented in medical record Number of Cores Positive not assessed or unknown if assessed
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.