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National Cancer Data Base - Data Dictionary PUF 2016

Other Treatment, Days from Dx

PUF Data Item Name: 
Allowable values: 
0 – 9999
The number of days between the date of diagnosis (NAACCR Item #390) and the date on which Other Treatment at any facility was started (NAACCR Item #1250).
Registry Coding Instructions: 


Analytic Note: 

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

Code Definition
0 - 9999 Number of Elapsed Days
Blank Other therapy not administered, other therapy unknown, or cannot compute elapsed days due to missing or incomplete dates