MURPHY ST JUDE STAGE

The St Jude System (Murphy Staging System) stage for a PATIENT during a Haematological Cancer Care Spell.

National Codes

Code Description
1

Stage 1: disease is limited to a single Tumour or to one Lymph Node group (e.g., neck, axilla, groin, etc.) outside of the abdomen or mediastinum

2

Stage 2: disease is limited to one Tumour with local Lymph Node involvement; or to two or more Tumours or Lymph Node groups on the same side of the diaphragm; or to a completely resected primary Tumour of the gastrointestinal tract with/without involvement of local Lymph Nodes

3

Stage 3: disease includes Tumours or Lymph Node groups involved on both sides of the diaphragm; or any primary intrathoracic Tumour (mediastinal, pleural or thymic disease); or extensive Non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL) within the abdomen; or any paraspinal or epidural Tumours

4

Stage 4: disease involves the bone marrow and / or central nervous system (CNS), with/without other sites of involvement. Bone marrow involvement in NHL is defined as >5% - <25% malignant CELLS in an otherwise normal bone marrow. (> 25% malignant CELLS in the bone marrow is defined as leukaemia)

Also Known As

This attribute is also known by these names:

Context Alias
Formerly MURPHY ST JUDES STAGE
Plural MURPHY ST JUDE STAGES

Where Used

Type Link How used
Class CANCER STAGING has an attribute MURPHY ST JUDE STAGE of type MURPHY ST JUDE STAGE
Data Element MURPHY ST JUDE STAGE is the data element of MURPHY ST JUDE STAGE
Data Element MURPHY ST JUDE STAGE references in description MURPHY ST JUDE STAGE