(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