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Tumor Tip of the week-01-27-2022 Cholangiocarcinoma

Scenario:  Question:  How should the histology be assigned? Answer:  8140 Adenocarcinoma Rationale: Solid Tumor Rules Other Case also sent to Ask A SEER Registrar *This

  • Omega Healthcare
  • 31 January

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Tumor Tip of the Week-p16 test results can be used to code HPV+ (8085) and HPV-(8086) SCC

Scenario:  01/01/2022 Tonsillar fossa (C090) biopsy shows invasive non- keratinizing squamous cell carcinoma, p16 by IHC: Positive (this is a single tumor-no other tumors are

  • Omega Healthcare
  • 19 December

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12-09-2022 Tumor Tip of the Week- NEW! AJCC Anus, Appendix, and Brain and Spinal Cord Protocols Now Available

Scenario: 2023 patient is diagnosed with cancer of the Anus, Appendix, or Brain & Spinal Cord tumors Question:  What instructions should be followed when assigning

  • Omega Healthcare
  • 12 December

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Tumor Tip of the Week -No Treatment/Surveillance- Different Fields have Different Rules

No Treatment/Surveillance- Different Fields have Different Rules Date of First Course Treatment-CoC /Date Therapy Initiated-SEER Scenario: Patient diagnosed with Stage 4 Lung Cancer, 12-02-2022 patient

  • Omega Healthcare
  • 05 December

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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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