SEER Inquiry System - Report
Produced: 03/29/2023 8:33 AM
#1: SEER PCM, 3rd Ed, Rev 1, F-17. January 2003
#2: 2004 SEER Manual, C-393
Surgery of Primary Site--Lung: What code is used to represent "photodynamic therapy" (PDT) for lung primaries? See Discussion.
PDT is not listed in the Surgery to Primary Site field codes for lung.
For cases diagnosed 2003 and later, code the Surgery of Primary Site field to 19 [Local destruction or excision, NOS] for lung primaries. Photodynamic therapy is a surgical procedure that results in the local destruction of tumor.
For cases diagnosed 1998-2002, code the Surgery of Primary Site field to 10 [Local destruction or excision, NOS].
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