Site-Specific Factor 15

Clinical Staging Procedures Performed


**Note 1:** Investigators are interested in determining the clinical staging procedures used to assign tumors to the T1c category. Procedures used in clinical staging include * Digital rectal examination (DRE) * Imaging techniques of the prostate T * Transrectal ultrasound (TRUS) E * Endorectal coil magnetic resonance imaging (erMRI) **Note 2:** Record the procedure(s) used in clinical staging for all T categories regardless of positive or negative findings. * Record TRUS-guided biopsy as imaging **Note 3:** Clinical procedures performed after needle core biopsy or any surgical procedure of the prostate are not included in this field.




NAACCR #2869
Code Description
000 No DRE and no imaging performed
010 DRE only performed, imaging not performed or unknown if performed
020 Imaging only performed, DRE not performed or unknown if performed
030 Imaging and DRE performed
988 Not applicable: Information not collected for this case
999 Unknown or no information
Not documented in patient record