Data Last Updated: Aug. 27, 2019 (Version 1.7)
NAACCR Item #3876: LN Head and Neck Levels I-III
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|Item #||Length||Source of Standard||Year Implemented||Version Implemented||Year Retired||Version Retired||Column #|
|3876||1||NAACCR||1822 - 1822|
NAACCR XML: Tumor.lnHeadAndNeckLevels1To3
Lymph Nodes for Head and Neck, Levels I-III records the involvement of Levels I-III lymph nodes.
Level of nodal involvement is a Registry Data Collection Variable in AJCC for several head and neck chapters. This data item was previously collected as Head and Neck SSF# 3 (common SSF).
|0||No involvement in Levels I, II, or III lymph nodes|
|1||Level I lymph node(s) involved|
|2||Level II lymph node(s) involved|
|3||Level III lymph node(s) involved|
|4||Levels I and II lymph nodes involved|
|5||Levels I and III lymph nodes involved|
|6||Levels II and III lymph nodes involved|
|7||Levels I, II and III lymph nodes involved|
|8||Not applicable: Information not collected for this case
(If this item is required by your standard setter, use of code 8 will result in an edit error)
|9||Not documented in medical record
Positive nodes, but level of positive node(s) unknown
Lymph node levels I-III not assessed, or unknown if assessed
Each Site-Specific Data Item (SSDI) applies only to selected primary sites, histologies, and years of diagnosis. Depending on applicability and standard-setter requirements, SSDIs may be left blank.