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NCI_CareLex (Content Archive Resource Exchange Lexicon) - Synopsis


Web site:
http://ctep.cancer.gov/protocolDevelopment/codes_values.htm

Authority
The U.S. National Cancer Institute (NCI) produces the CTEP Simplified Disease Classification (CTEP SDC). CTEP is the Cancer Therapy Evaluation Program, part of NCI.

Description
CTEP SDC classifies diseases to meet the needs of the CTEP and allows for reporting based on MedDRA.

Metathesaurus Update Frequency
CTEP SDC is included annually as part of the NCI Thesaurus in the Metathesaurus.

Sites Consulted

  1. National Cancer Institute [Internet]. Bethesda (MD): National Cancer Institute (US); [cited 2014 Dec 02]. CTEP protocol development - list of codes and values; [updated 2012 Jan 01; cited 2014 Dec 02]. Available from: http://ctep.cancer.gov/protocolDevelopment/codes_values.htm