NAACCR Item #3822: Chromosome 8q Status

Item # Length Source of Standard Year Implemented Version Implemented Year Retired Version Retired
3,822 1 NAACCR 2018 18

NAACCR XML: Tumor.chromosome8qStatus


Chromosome 8q Status refers to gain in Chromosome 8q, which is a prognostic factor for uveal melanoma.


Chromosome 8q Status is a Registry Data Collection Variable in AJCC. This data item was previously collected as Uveal Melanoma, CS SSF# 7.


0No gain in chromosome 8q
1Gain in chromosome 8q
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 Chromosome 8q status not assessed or unknown if assessed

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