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["Diagnosis": "All Primary and Secondary Cancer"]

Performance/Reporting Period
Value Set Description from VSAC
Clinical Focus: This group of value sets identifies patients with a current cancer diagnosis, either primary or secondary
Data Element Scope: The intent of this data element is to identify patients with a current cancer diagnosis
Inclusion Criteria: All forms of malignant neoplasms
Exclusion Criteria: Excludes benign tumors, cancer in situ, unspecified or uncertain behavior neoplasms as well as codes indicating 'in remission'

Constrained to codes in the Diagnosis: All Primary and Secondary Cancer value set (2.16.840.1.113762.1.4.1111.161)

QDM Datatype and Definition (QDM Version 5.5 Guidance Update)


Data elements that meet criteria using this datatype should document the Condition/Diagnosis/Problem and its corresponding value set. The onset dateTime corresponds to the implicit start dateTime of the datatype and the abatement dateTime corresponds to the implicit stop dateTime of the datatype. If the abatement dateTime is not present, then the diagnosis is considered to still be active. When this datatype is used with timing relationships, the criterion is looking for an active diagnosis for the time frame indicated by the timing relationships.

Timing: The prevalencePeriod references the time from the onset date to the abatement date.

QDM Attributes


Prevalance Period is the time from onset dateTime to abatement dateTime.
Last Updated: Jul 08, 2021