SEER Inquiry System - Report
Produced: 05/29/2023 1:43 AM
#1: SEER Program Code Man, 3rd Ed, 140
#2: 2004 SEER Manual, 200
Surgical Procedure of Other Site--Pancreas: Should an embolization of liver metastasis for a pancreas primary be coded as treatment?
Code "embolization" (or hepatic artery embolization, HAE) to a metastatic site in Surgical procedure of Other Site. Assign code 1 [nonprimary surgical procedure performed].
This procedure was previously coded as other therapy, experimental. Code as surgery as of July 2005.
Previous answer valid December 2002 to June 2005, no longer valid:
If the embolization is performed as part of first course of therapy, it should be coded in the Other Cancer-Directed Therapy field to 2 [Other experimental cancer-directed therapy (not included elsewhere)].
Cancer Site Category:
Data Item Category:
First course treatment