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Tumor Tip of the Week-Kidney Single Tumor with 2 or variants of that NOS

Scenario: 2022 diagnosis is a single tumor with renal cell carcinoma (RCC) 8312, papillary renal cell carcinoma 8260, and mucinous tubular and spindle cell carcinoma

  • Omega Healthcare
  • 16 August

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Tumor Tip of the Week-Pericolonic/Pericolorectal tissue Invaded-Reg or Local

#1 Scenario: 2022 pT3 pN0 cM0 Stage IIA Transverse Colon with Extension through the wall into pericolic tissue, 16 nodes (-), no mets on CT.

  • Omega Healthcare
  • 01 August

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Tumor Tip of the Week-Multiple Papillary and Multiple Follicular Ca of the Thyroid-Single or Multiple Primary?

Question:  If you had multiple papillary tumors such as a micropapillary 8260/3 and a papillary tall cell 8344/3 would we apply rule M6 (single primary)

  • Omega Healthcare
  • 18 July

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Tumor Tip of the week: Cirrhosis-Fibrosis Score

Scenario: 2022 patient presents to facility and biopsy of liver shows hepatocellular carcinoma scans reveal changes of hepatic cirrhosis, no further workup done, patient expires.

  • Omega Healthcare
  • 05 July

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Tumor Tip of the Week- Holmium Laser Enucleation of Prostate (HoLEP) surgery code

Scenario: 2022 This patient came to our facility with a history of LUTS/BPH. The patient was evaluated during a clinical consultation and had elected to

  • Omega Healthcare
  • 21 June

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Tumor Tip of the Week- ACCUBOOST

*Note there are different coding instructions in Version 4.0 CTR Guide to Coding Radiation Therapy Treatment in the STORE opposed to earlier version 3.0 regarding

  • Omega Healthcare
  • 14 June

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