This is an indicator that the PLANNED CANCER TREATMENT is the planned first definitive treatment or intervention to be given which is intended to remove or shrink a cancer tumour, to enable an anti-cancer treatment and/or to palliate the effects of the cancer.
|a.||first definitive treatment planned|
|b.||not first definitive treatment planned|
References: The NHS National Cancer Waiting Times, DH, DSCN 22/2002.
This attribute is also known by these names:
|plural||FIRST DEFINITIVE TREATMENT PLANNED|