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National Cancer Data Base - Data Dictionary PUF 2014

NCDB Analytic Stage Group

PUF Data Item Name: 
ANALYTIC_STAGE_GROUP
length: 
1
Allowable values: 
0-5, 8, 9
Description: 
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: 

None.

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 Stage group unknown