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National Cancer Data Base - Data Dictionary PUF 2015

Hormone Therapy, Days from Dx

DD_category: 
PUF Data Item Name: 
DX_HORMONE_STARTED_DAYS
length: 
4
Allowable values: 
0 – 9999
Description: 
The number of days between the date of diagnosis (NAACCR Item #390) and the date on which hormone therapy at any facility was started (NAACCR Item #1230).
Registry Coding Instructions: 

None.

Analytic Note: 

CoC cancer programs are required to identify treatment their patients received from all sources.  Hormone treatment may have been provided by any facility, or multiple facilities, not limited to the one whose report is included in this file.  This refers to the first administration of hormone treatment for the cancer by any facility. 

Code

Definition

0 - 9999

Number of elapsed days

blank

Hormone therapy not administered, hormone therapy unknown, or cannot compute elapsed days due to missing or incomplete dates