Data Last Updated: Aug. 27, 2019 (Version 1.7)
NAACCR Item #3883: LN Size
Padding Character' '
|Item #||Length||Source of Standard||Year Implemented||Version Implemented||Year Retired||Version Retired||Column #|
|3883||4||NAACCR||2018||18||1826 - 1829|
NAACCR XML: Tumor.lnSize
Lymph Nodes Size records diameter of the involved regional lymph node(s) with the largest diameter of any involved regional lymph node(s). Pathological measurement takes precedence over a clinical measurement for the same node.
Lymph Nodes Size is a Registry Data Collection Variable in AJCC for several chapters. It was previously collected in the Head and Neck chapters as Size of Lymph Nodes, SSF# 1
|0.0||No involved regional nodes|
|0.1-99.9||0.1–99.9 millimeters (mm)
(Exact size of lymph node to nearest tenth of a mm)
|XX.1||100 millimeters (mm) or greater|
|XX.2||Microscopic focus or foci only and no size of focus given|
|XX.3||Described as "less than 1 centimeter (cm)"|
|XX.4||Described as "at least" 2 cm|
|XX.5||Described as "at least" 3 cm|
|XX.6||Described as "at least" 4 cm|
|XX.7||Described as greater than 5 cm|
|XX.8||Not applicable: Information not collected for this case
(If this item is required by your standard setter, use of code XX.8 will result in an edit error)
|XX.9||Not documented in medical record
Regional lymph node(s) involved, size not stated
Lymph Nodes Size 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.