AYA site recode 2020
Source of standard: NCI’s Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results Programexternal icon
Source item name: Derived from NAACCR Primary site, Histologic code ICD-O-3, and Behavior code ICD-O-3
This variable was developed to define the major cancer sites that affect adolescents and young adults between 15 and 39 years of age.
Considerations for Use
This recode variable is defined by the SEER Program and is based on the classification scheme proposed by RD Barr and colleagues. Refer to the AYA Site Recodeexternal icon for the full list of 318 groups and additional information.
Note: This frequency table is restricted to individuals 15 to 39 years old and the main site groups.
Note: This frequency table is restricted to individuals 15 to 29 years old.
- AYA Site Recodeexternal icon
- Barr RD, Holowaty EJ, Birch JM. Classification schemes for tumors diagnosed in adolescents and young adults.external icon Cancer 2006;106(7):1425–1430. DOI: 10.1002/cncr.21773.external icon