LS variable metadata
Variable: BEHA10CC
Table: CANC
Short description: Behaviour of growth ICD-O2
Full description: Single digit from the ICD-O2 morphology code describing behaviour of growth
Coding notes: Malignant = 3, 6, 9 and 5. Non-Malignant = 0, 1, 2

Coding scheme

ValueMeaning
-8Not coded (before 19950101)
0Benign
1Uncertain whether benign or malignant (borderline malignancy)
2Carcinoma in situ (intraepithelial, noninfiltrating, noninvasive)
3Malignant, primary site
5Microinvasive
6Malignant, metastatic site (secondary site)
9Malignant, uncertain whether primary or metastatic site
-8Not applicable on event date

Notes:  
Units of measurement:  
Source: Cancer registration data collected by ONS through the cancer registration system of England and Wales
Former name of variable:  
Derived: N
Derivation: Not available
Subject:  
Date range: From: 19950101  
Keyword: Diagnosis
Classification:  
Comparable variables for other individuals:  
Comparable variables for other times: TY1ACC, BEHAVCC
Restricted: N
Data type: Numeric
Length of field: 0
Reference 1: Morphology of Neoplasms ICD-O2