SEER Inquiry System - Report
Produced: 02/04/2023 4:17 PM
#1: SEER PCM, 3rd Ed, Rev 1, 127b. January 2003
#2: 2004 SEER Manual, 179
For cases diagnosed 1/1/2003 and after: Yes, all of the lymph node information should be coded to the Scope of Regional Lymph Node Surgery field using code 7 [Sentinel node biopsy and code 3, 4, or 5 at different times].
The Number of Regional Lymph Nodes Examined field no longer exists for this time frame.
For cases diagnosed 1998-2002, code:
Scope of Regional Lymph Node Surgery 98-02 field to 3 [Combination of 1 and 2].
Surgery-Number of Regional Lymph Nodes Examined field to 17.
EOD-Number of Regional Nodes Examined field to 20.