TREATMENT START DATE (RADIOTHERAPY TREATMENT EPISODE)

Format/Length:an10 CCYY-MM-DD
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TREATMENT START DATE (RADIOTHERAPY TREATMENT EPISODE) is the same as data element TREATMENT START DATE (CANCER).

TREATMENT START DATE (RADIOTHERAPY TREATMENT EPISODE) is the TREATMENT START DATE (CANCER) where the treatment is being undertaken as part of a Cancer Treatment Period and where the CANCER TREATMENT MODALITY is National Code 'Teletherapy' or 'Brachytherapy'.

TREATMENT START DATE (RADIOTHERAPY TREATMENT EPISODE) is the date that treatment for a PATIENT's condition using a RADIOTHERAPY TREATMENT MODALITY started.

For the Radiotherapy Data Set, TREATMENT START DATE (RADIOTHERAPY TREATMENT EPISODE) is the date the first Fraction of Radiotherapy was given to the PATIENT in the Radiotherapy Episode.

 

This data element is also known by these names:
ContextAlias
formerlyTREATMENT START DATE (RADIOTHERAPY TREATMENT COURSE)
pluralTREATMENT START DATES (RADIOTHERAPY TREATMENT EPISODES)

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