LS variable metadata
Variable: TY1ACC
Table: CANC
Short description: Behaviour of growth, OPCS Histological Classification of Malignant Tumours
Full description: Fourth digit of the four digit OPCS Histological Classification of Malignant Tumours code describing malignancy of growth.
Coding notes: Dual-coded: Leukaemias have a different coding scheme to other neoplasms. See events appendix 12

Coding scheme

-9Not applicable on event date

Units of measurement:  
Source: Cancer registration data collected by OPCS through the cancer registration system of England and Wales
Former name of variable:  
Derived: N
Derivation: Not available
Date range: To: 19781231 
Keyword: Diagnosis
Comparable variables for other individuals:  
Comparable variables for other times: BEHAVCC,BEHA10CC
Restricted: N
Data type: Text
Length of field: 1
Reference 1: Events Appendix 12
Reference 2: See LS Technical Volume (Hattersley and Creeser, 1995) page 344 (shows cancer registration abstract), page 25, pp. 97-98, pp. 104-105 (comparability of data), page 125 and pp. 138-141 (data quality).