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Additional Data Items for Collection

Additional Data Items for Collection - March 19


Dear Texas Cancer Reporters,

In order to continue complying with national requirements mandated by the National Program of Cancer Registries (NPCR) at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), The Texas Cancer Registry (TCR) requires the following data items be collected for cases reported as of  March 15, 2013 and forward.

We will no longer collect 2011 CER Non-NAACCR Standard Data Items for cases diagnosed after January 1, 2012, with the exception of height and weight for all patients with breast colon, rectum and CML receiving chemotherapy or other drugs.

Height, weight, and co-morbidities will be collected as available for all other cases from this point on.   

Below is the one newly required TCR data item for cases diagnosed January 1, 2012 and forward.

Newly Required

NAACCR Data Item Description

NAACCR Data Item#

RX Summ – Radiation (Required for breast and colorectal cases. As available for all other sites.)


Below are the tables for height, weight, and co-morbidities:

Table 1

NAACCR Data Item Description

NAACCR Data Item#

Comorbidities and Complications #1-#10

3110, 3120, 3130, 3140,

3150, 3160, 3161, 3162,

3163, 3164

Table 2

Non-NAACCR Data Item Description

Non Standard Data Item#

Tobacco Use Cigarettes


Tobacco Use Other Smoke


Tobacco Use Smokeless


Tobacco Use NOS






For any questions, please contact your regional representative.



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Last updated March 19, 2013