CANCER OR SYMPTOMATIC BREAST REFERRAL PATIENT STATUS

The status of a REFERRAL REQUEST for a PATIENT referred with a suspected cancer, or referred with breast symptoms with cancer not originally suspected.

For the Cancer Outcomes and Services Data Set, CANCER OR SYMPTOMATIC BREAST REFERRAL PATIENT STATUS can be recorded for all PATIENTS (regardless of the referral route).

The National Codes have been listed in logical sequence rather than numeric order.

National Codes:

14Suspected Primary Cancer
09Under investigation following symptomatic referral, cancer not suspected (breast referrals only) *
03No new cancer diagnosis identified by the Health Care Provider 
10Diagnosis of new cancer confirmed - NHS funded first treatment not yet planned
11Diagnosis of new cancer confirmed - NHS funded first treatment planned
07Diagnosis of new cancer confirmed - no NHS funded treatment planned
08First NHS funded treatment commenced
12Diagnosis of new cancer confirmed - subsequent NHS funded treatment not yet planned
13Diagnosis of new cancer confirmed - subsequent NHS funded treatment planned
21Subsequent NHS funded treatment commenced
15Suspected Recurrent Cancer
16Diagnosis of Recurrent Cancer confirmed - first NHS funded treatment not yet planned
17Diagnosis of Recurrent Cancer confirmed - NHS funded first treatment planned
18Diagnosis of Recurrent Cancer confirmed - no NHS funded treatment planned
19Diagnosis of Recurrent Cancer confirmed - subsequent NHS funded treatment not yet planned
20Diagnosis of Recurrent Cancer confirmed - subsequent NHS funded treatment planned

* National Code 'Under investigation following symptomatic referral, cancer not suspected (breast referrals only)' should only be used when the TWO WEEK WAIT CANCER OR SYMPTOMATIC BREAST REFERRAL TYPE is National Code 'Exhibited (non-cancer) breast symptoms - cancer not initially suspected.'

 

This attribute is also known by these names:
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pluralCANCER OR SYMPTOMATIC BREAST REFERRAL PATIENT STATUSES

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