CANCER TREATMENT MODALITY

For specific National Code usage, see CANCER TREATMENT MODALITY.

Format / Length

an2

Permitted Codes

Code Description

01

Surgery (Retired 1 October 2020)

02

Anti-Cancer Drug Regimen

(Cytotoxic Chemotherapy)

03

Anti-Cancer Drug Regimen

(Hormone Therapy)

04

Chemoradiotherapy

05

Teletherapy

(Beam Radiation excluding Proton Therapy)

06

Brachytherapy

07

Specialist Palliative Care

08

Active Monitoring

(excluding Non-Specialist Palliative Care)

09

Non-Specialist Palliative Care

(excluding Active Monitoring)

10

Radiofrequency Ablation

 (RFA)

11

High Intensity Focused Ultrasound

(HIFU)

12

Cryotherapy

13

Proton Therapy

14

Anti-Cancer Drug Regimen

(other)

15

Anti-Cancer Drug Regimen

(Immunotherapy)

16

Light Therapy

(including Photodynamic Therapy and Psoralen and Ultraviolet A Therapy  (PUVA))

17

Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy

18

Other Treatment (Retired 1 July 2012)

19

Radioisotope Therapy

(including Radioiodine)

20

Laser Treatment

(including Argon Beam therapy)

21

Biological Therapies

(excluding Immunotherapy)

22

Radiosurgery

23

Surgery (excluding enabling treatment)

24

Surgery (enabling treatment)

97

Other treatment (not listed)

98

All treatment declined

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Context Alias
Plural CANCER TREATMENT MODALITIES