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Tumor Tip of the week-Prostate Radiation Volume

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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 64 Prostate-Whole * CTR Guide to Coding Radiation Therapy Treatment in the STORE Version 4.0 for further instructions https://www.facs.org/media/1b1n10tj/case-studies-for-coding-radiation-treatment-v4-0.pdf
Radiation treatment directed at a portion of the prostate Phase I-II-III Radiation Primary Treatment Volume 65 Prostate-Partial  
Radiation treated directed at seminal vesicles only Phase I-II-III Radiation Primary Treatment Volume 98-Other * Since seminal vesicles are very rarely the primary target volume, they were not included as a separate volume. That is why we have always (ROADS -> FORDS -> STORE) had a code 98. For the benefit of future local4 users of the data it would be a good idea to document treatment of seminal vesicles in the radiation comments field.
Patient Status post Radical Prostatectomy, then treated with Radiation of the entire pelvis Phase I-II-III Radiation Primary Treatment Volume Phase I-II-III Radiation to Draining Lymph Nodes 64 Prostate-Whole     06 Pelvic Lymph nodes * After prostatectomy, code the volume to prostate, if the whole pelvis is treated after prostatectomy   * RT treatment summary tells us that the whole pelvis was irradiated. This includes regional lymph nodes.
Treated with iodine seed implant Phase I-II-III Radiation Primary Treatment Volume 64-Prostate Whole  

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