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National Cancer Data Base - Data Dictionary PUF 2016

NCDB Analytic Stage Group

PUF Data Item Name: 
Allowable values: 
0-5, 8, 9
Analytic Stage Group is assigned the value of reported Pathologic Stage Group. Clinical Stage Group is used if pathologic stage is not reported. Sub-stage groups are collapsed into the corresponding general stage designation. The alphanumeric representation of stage group is provided for ease of display.
Registry Coding Instructions: 


NCDB System Code Assignments: 

Code Definition
0 Stage 0
1 Stage I
2 Stage II
3 Stage III
4 Stage IV
5 Occult (lung only)
8 AJCC Staging Not Applicable
9 AJCC Staging Unknown