The following update is being introduced as part of NRDR version 13.18 on December 4, 2021.
New File Versions Available for NMD and LCSR
NMD File Version 3.3 will now include new values for "Tumor Stage". The new values are in RED below. NOS = Not Otherwise Specified, should be used when only the Stage number is known but not the letter group.
NMD File Version 3.4 has a new optional field for "Method of Detection". This field will not be available in previous NMD file versions.
Note: For more information please refer to the NMD Data Dictionary and NMD data submission files.
LCSR File Version 1.6 contains modifications to the Histology field and includes additional elements. The newly added fields allow reporting of the histology of secondary cell types. These new elements will be available in the LCSR Data Export report. The validation rules have been updated to allow reporting histology for all malignant tissue diagnoses.
LCSR file version 1.5 and 1.6 data validation rule updated for data fields Tissue diagnosis method and Location from which sample was obtained. The new data validation rule changes are below.
Tissue Diagnosis Method
If Tissue_Diagnosis is populated and not 8, 12, or 99, then Tissue_Diagnosis_Method is required.
If Tissue_Diagnosis = 8, 12, or 99, then Tissue_Diagnosis_Method is optional.
Location from which sample was obtained
If Tissue_Diagnosis is populated and not 8, 12, or 99, then Location_From_Sample_Obtained is required.
If Tissue_Diagnosis = 8, 12, or 99, then Location_From_Sample_Obtained is optional.