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An indicator of whether a person with cancer has multiple primary tumours, as represented by a code.


Data Element (this item)


This representation is based on the value domain for this data element, more information is available at " Yes/no code N ".
Data Type Boolean
Format N
Maximum character length 1
Value Meaning Start Date End Date
Permissible Values 2 No
1 Yes


Guide for use:

Record whether a person with cancer has multiple primary tumours, regardless of whether they are synchronous or metachronous.

Patients with multiple primary tumours may have a worse prognosis or more extensive treatment than patients with a single tumour. In addition, the management and prognosis when multiple primary tumours are present may vary depending on whether the tumours are synchronous or metachronous.


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Inclusion in Data Distributions 0
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As a denominator in an Indicator 0
As a disaggregation in an Indicator 0