CANCER MARKER LYMPH NODE STATUS
An indication of the presence or absence of metastases in a marker lymph node. Marker lymph nodes are identified within the cancer site and the presence or absence of metastases are a useful indication of the spread of the cancer, and inform both the treatment and the PATIENT's prognosis.
|N||No, marker lymph node 1 negative|
|Y||Yes, marker lymph node 1 positive|
National Cancer Data Set Version 1.3_ISB October 2002
This attribute is also known by these names:
|plural||CANCER MARKER LYMPH NODE STATUSES|