URGENT CANCER REFERRAL TYPE

The type of suspected cancer for which an urgent referral is made.

National Codes:

01 Suspected breast cancer
02 Suspected children's cancer*
03 Suspected lung cancer
04 Suspected haematological malignancies excluding acute leukaemia
05 Suspected acute leukaemia
06 Suspected upper gastrointestinal cancers
07 Suspected lower gastrointestinal cancers
08 Suspected skin cancers
09 Suspected gynaecological cancers
10 Suspected brain or central nervous system tumours
11 Suspected urological cancers (excluding testicular)
12 Suspected testicular cancer
13 Suspected head and neck cancers
14 Suspected sarcomas
15 Other suspected cancer

*Children's cancer is defined as a cancer suspected in a patient who is under 16 years at the CANCER REFERRAL DECISION DATE

This attribute is also known by these names:

Context Alias
plural URGENT CANCER REFERRAL TYPES