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National Cancer Data Base - Data Dictionary PUF 2016


(Except for non-solid tumors) 
00      None; no surgery of primary site; autopsy ONLY
19      Local tumor destruction or excision, NOS
Unknown whether a specimen was sent to pathology for surgical events coded 19 (principally for cases diagnosed prior to January 1, 2003).
15      Local tumor destruction
         No specimen sent to pathology from surgical event 15.
25      Local excision
26      Partial resection
30      Radical excision or resection of lesion WITH limb salvage
40      Amputation of limb
         41      Partial amputation of limb
         42      Total amputation of limb
50      Major amputation, NOS
         51      Forequarter, including scapula
         52      Hindquarter, including ilium/hip bone
         53      Hemipelvectomy, NOS
         54      Internal hemipelvectomy
Specimen sent to pathology from surgical events 25–54.
90      Surgery, NOS
99      Unknown if surgery performed; death certificate ONLY