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National Cancer Data Base - Data Dictionary PUF 2015

LUNG

C34.0–C34.9 
(Except for non-solid tumors)
Codes
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, NOS
         12      Laser ablation or cryosurgery
         13      Electrocautery; fulguration (includes use of hot forceps for tumor destruction)
         No specimen sent to pathology from surgical events 12–13 and 15.
 
20      Excision or resection of less than one lobe, NOS
         23      Excision, NOS
         24      Laser excision
         25      Bronchial sleeve resection ONLY
         21      Wedge resection
         22      Segmental resection, including lingulectomy
         Specimen sent to pathology from surgical events 20–25.
 
30      Resection of lobe or bilobectomy, but less than the whole lung (partial pneumonectomy, NOS)
         33      Lobectomy WITH mediastinal lymph node dissection
The lymph node dissection should also be coded under Scope of Regional Lymph Node Surgery (NAACCR Item #1292) or Scope of Regional Lymph Node Surgery at This Facility (NAACCR Item #672).
 
45      Lobe or bilobectomy extended, NOS
         46      WITH chest wall
         47      WITH pericardium
         48      WITH diaphragm
 
55      Pneumonectomy, NOS
         56      WITH mediastinal lymph node dissection (radical pneumonectomy)
The lymph node dissection should also be coded under Scope of Regional Lymph Node Surgery (NAACCR Item # 1292) or Scope of Regional Lymph Node Surgery at This Facility (NAACCR Item #672).
 
65      Extended pneumonectomy
         66      Extended pneumonectomy plus pleura or diaphragm
 
70      Extended radical pneumonectomy
The lymph node dissection should also be coded under Scope of Regional Lymph Node Surgery (NAACCR Item # 1292) or Scope of Regional Lymph Node Surgery at This Facility (NAACCR Item #672).
 
80      Resection of lung, NOS
 
         Specimen sent to pathology from surgical events 20–80.
 
90      Surgery, NOS
 
99      Unknown if surgery performed; death certificate ONLY