biopsies among patients diagnosed with breast cancer using the registry data item “Scope of. Regional Lymph Node Surgery”. Clinical.
CS Lymph Nodes: Breast Cancer. Note 1: Code only regional nodes and nodes, NOS, in this field. Distant nodes are coded in the field Mets at DX. Note 2: If the.
Breast cancer occurs when malignant cells form in breast tissues. as regional lymph node excision with excision of lymphatic drainage area.
Keywords: breast cancer, SEER-Medicare, axillary surgery Examples of the available coding include: no regional lymph nodes removed.