SEER Inquiry System - Report
Produced: 12/01/2022 6:38 PM
2007 SEER Manual, 3-4
"Likely cancerous" is NOT reportable.
The CoC, NPCR and SEER have agreed to a strict interpretation of the ambiguous terms list. Terms that do not appear on the list are not diagnostic of cancer.
Prior to 1/1/2010
"Likely cancerous" is reportable. See the 2004 SEER Manual, page 4, note under 1.b. "Most likely" appears on the reportable list. "Likely" is a form of "Most likely."
Reference: 2004 SEER Manual pg 3-5