HL7 FHIR Implementation Guide: Breast Cancer Data, Release 1 - US Realm (Draft for Comment 2)

Primary extensions defined as part of this Implementation Guide

Name Definition

A class or division of people or things having particular shared characteristics


A direction indicated by an angle relative to 12 o’clock.


When the sample was obtained, as a specific time or time period.


Distance between the feature of interest (e.g., the tumor) and the nipple.


Cautions on the handling of this specimen.


A description of the morphology and behavioral characteristics of the cancer.


Information about the proper handling of the specimen.


Treatment performed on the specimen.


The concept representing the finding or action that is the topic of the statement.

For action topics, the TopicCode represents the action being described. For findings, the TopicCode represents the ‘question’ or property being investigated. For evaluation result findings, the TopicCode contains a concept for an observable entity, such as systolic blood pressure. For assertion findings, the TopicCode contains a code representing the condition, allergy, or other item being asserted. In all cases, the TopicCode describes the topic independent of the context of the action or the finding.


A human-readable identifier for the lesion; e.g., a letter or integer.