Data Last Updated: Aug. 24, 2021

Chromosome 8q Status

Notes

**Note 1:** Physician statement of chromosome 8q status can be used to code this data item when no other information is available. **Note 2:** Monosomy 3, especially if combined with a frequently coexisting gain in chromosome 8q, is independently associated with metastatic risk. Chromosome 3 and 8 statuses may be determined with karyotyping or fluorescent in situ hybridization. **Note 3:** See also Chromosome 3 Status (NAACCR Data Item #3821)
Code Description
0 No gain in chromosome 8q
1 Gain in chromosome 8q
7 Test ordered, results not in chart
8 Not applicable: Information not collected for this case
(If this information is required by your standard setter, use of code 8 may result in an edit error.)
9 Not documented in medical record
Chromosome 8q status not assessed or unknown if assessed