TWO WEEK WAIT CANCER OR SYMPTOMATIC BREAST REFERRAL TYPE

Format / Length

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Permitted Codes

Code Description

01

Suspected breast cancer

02

Suspected children's cancer. For monitoring of the cancer Two Week Wait and 28 Day Faster Diagnosis standards, a child is defined as under the age of 16 years at the CANCER REFERRAL TO TREATMENT PERIOD START DATE

03

Suspected lung cancer

04

Suspected haematological malignancies excluding acute leukaemia

05

Suspected acute leukaemia

06

Suspected upper gastrointestinal cancers

07

Suspected lower gastrointestinal cancers

08

Suspected skin cancers

09

Suspected gynaecological cancers

10

Suspected brain or central nervous system tumours

11

Suspected urological cancers (excluding testicular)

12

Suspected testicular cancer

13

Suspected head and neck cancers

14

Suspected sarcomas

15

Other suspected cancer (not listed) (Retired 1 October 2020)

16

Exhibited (non-cancer) breast symptoms - cancer not initially suspected. This National Code is only to be used where a PATIENT has been referred on the basis of exhibited breast symptoms, but those symptoms do not place the PATIENT within the scope of the referral guidelines that specify that an urgent referral for suspected cancer from a GENERAL MEDICAL PRACTITIONER or GENERAL DENTAL PRACTITIONER must be made.

17

Suspected cancer - non-specific symptoms

18

Other suspected cancer (not listed)

Also Known As

This data element is also known by these names:

Context Alias
Formerly URGENT CANCER REFERRAL TYPE
Plural TWO WEEK WAIT CANCER OR SYMPTOMATIC BREAST REFERRAL TYPES

Where Used

Type Link How used
Data Set National Cancer Waiting Times Monitoring Data Set references in description TWO WEEK WAIT CANCER OR SYMPTOMATIC BREAST REFERRAL TYPE
Supporting Information National Cancer Waiting Times Monitoring Data Set Scenarios references in description TWO WEEK WAIT CANCER OR SYMPTOMATIC BREAST REFERRAL TYPE
Supporting Information National Cancer Waiting Times Monitoring Data Set Scenarios references in description TWO WEEK WAIT CANCER OR SYMPTOMATIC BREAST REFERRAL TYPE
Data Element TWO WEEK WAIT CANCER OR SYMPTOMATIC BREAST REFERRAL TYPE references in description TWO WEEK WAIT CANCER OR SYMPTOMATIC BREAST REFERRAL TYPE