PLANNED CANCER TREATMENT TYPE (FIRST DEFINITIVE)

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National codes
Default codes 99 Unknown

PLANNED CANCER TREATMENT TYPE (FIRST DEFINITIVE) is the same as attribute PLANNED CANCER TREATMENT TYPE.

This is the PLANNED CANCER TREATMENT TYPE of the PLANNED CANCER TREATMENT with FIRST DEFINITIVE TREATMENT PLANNED classification of a. 'yes'.

For the purposes of the National Cancer Waiting Times Monitoring Dataset National Code 07 'Biological' should be recorded as 03 'Chemotherapy'.

Use of Default Code 99 'Unknown' should be carefully monitored as it is highly unlikely that a treatment plan would be drawn up where the modality of treatment is unknown.

 

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Context Alias
plural PLANNED CANCER TREATMENT TYPES (FIRST DEFINITIVE)