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Tumor Tip of the Week- this replaces tip from 08-12-2022 IORT-Electronic Brachytherapy [revised]

IORT-Electronic Brachytherapy [revised] Scenario: 2022 Procedure: Intraoperative Radiation Therapy (IORT) Preoperative diagnosis: Stage I left breast cancer  Indications: The patient underwent radiation oncology consultation preoperatively and selected

  • Omega Healthcare
  • 21 November

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Tumor Tip of the week-Prostate Radiation Volume

Prostate Primary Scenario Field (s) Code as Notes Radiation treatment directed at the prostate with or without seminal vesicles Phase I-II-III Radiation Primary Treatment Volume

  • Omega Healthcare
  • 14 November

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Tumor Tip of the Week-Don’t forget the Path Comment/Addendum

Be sure you are entering the Comments or Addendums from the path report in path text.  If the path final diagnosis states SEE COMMENT, see

  • Omega Healthcare
  • 07 November

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Tumor Tip of the Week-SEER-Program-Tumor Size Pathologic (Neoadjuvant)

1. Scenario: 2022 Mammogram-2.5cm mass RUOQ Needle bx breast- .07cm core needle biopsy +Invasive Ductal Carcinoma Neoadjuvant-Chemotherapy Lumpectomy- No residual tumor Question:  If you abstract

  • Omega Healthcare
  • 31 October

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Tumor Tip of the Week-Lymphovascular Invasion-Please read the manual

This is one of the #1 miscoded fields we audit, despite there being very clear directions in the STORE. Please read the STORE Manual and

  • Omega Healthcare
  • 25 October

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Tumor Tip of the Week-Kidney Grade

Question:  How would you code the clinical grade? Answer: B Grade Manual Preferred grading system for Kidney is WHO/ISUP, not nuclear grade.  CAnswer Forum Post

  • Omega Healthcare
  • 18 October

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