Data Element

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Radiation Therapy Outcome/Disease Status

Status of the disease treated with radiation therapy at the time of the record.
This is vital information both for clinical care and for public health policy
The AAPM Operational Ontology for Radiation Oncology ( noted a Delphi process to identify standard values recommended for classification. These were

Under Treatment

No evidence of disease (NED)

Stable Disease

Partial Response

Progressive Disease

Indeterminate (possible pseudo-progression)

Complete Response

Biochemical Recurrence

Primary Recurrence

Local Recurrence

Nodal Recurrence

Distant Recurrence

In OORO for each instance record of a Cancer Patient Treatment Outcome, multiple values of Disease Status can be selected e.g. Biochemical Recurrence, Nodal Recurrence


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