NAACCR Item #3902: Number of Positive Pelvic Nodes

Item # Length Source of Standard Year Implemented Version Implemented Year Retired Version Retired
3,902 2 NAACCR 2018 18

NAACCR XML: Tumor.numberOfPositivePelvicNodes


Number of Positive Pelvic Nodes is the number of positive nodes based on pelvic nodal dissection.


Number of Positive Pelvic Nodes is listed as a Registry Data Collection Variable in AJCC. This data item was previously collected as Corpus, CS SSF# 3.


00All pelvic nodes examined negative
01-991 - 99 pelvic nodes positive (Exact number of nodes positive)
X1100 or more pelvic nodes positive
X2Positive pelvic nodes identified, number unknown
X6Positive aspiration or core biopsy of pelvic lymph node(s)
X8Not applicable: Information not collected for this case (If this item is required by your standard setter, use of code X8 will result in an edit error.)
X9Not documented in patient record Cannot be determined, indeterminate if positive pelvic nodes present No lymph node dissection performed Pelvic lymph nodes 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.