(Except for non-solid tumors)
00 None; no surgery of primary site; autopsy ONLY
17 Local tumor destruction, NOS
No specimen sent to pathology from surgical event 17.
25 Total removal of tumor or (single) ovary, NOS
26 Resection of ovary (wedge, subtotal, or partial) ONLY, NOS; unknown if hysterectomy done
27 WITHOUT hysterectomy
28 WITH hysterectomy
35 Unilateral (salpingo-)oophorectomy; unknown if hysterectomy done
36 WITHOUT hysterectomy
37 WITH hysterectomy
50 Bilateral (salpingo-)oophorectomy; unknown if hysterectomy done
51 WITHOUT hysterectomy
52 WITH hysterectomy
55 Unilateral or bilateral (salpingo-)oophorectomy WITH OMENTECTOMY, NOS; partial or total; unknown if hysterectomy done
56 WITHOUT hysterectomy
57 WITH hysterectomy
60 Debulking; cytoreductive surgery, NOS
61 WITH colon (including appendix) and/or small intestine resection (not incidental)
62 WITH partial resection of urinary tract (not incidental)
63 Combination of 61 and 62
Debulking is a partial or total removal of the tumor mass and can involve the removal of multiple organ sites. It may include removal of ovaries and/or the uterus (a hysterectomy). The pathology report may or may not identify ovarian tissue. A debulking is usually followed by another treatment modality such as chemotherapy.
70 Pelvic exenteration, NOS
71 Anterior exenteration
Includes bladder, distal ureters, and genital organs WITH their ligamentous attachments and pelvic lymph nodes.
72 Posterior exenteration
Includes rectum and rectosigmoid WITH ligamentous attachments and pelvic lymph nodes.
73 Total exenteration
Includes removal of all pelvic contents and pelvic lymph nodes.
74 Extended exenteration
Includes pelvic blood vessels or bony pelvis.
80 (Salpingo-)oophorectomy, NOS
Specimen sent to pathology from surgical events 25–80.
90 Surgery, NOS
99 Unknown if surgery performed; death certificate ONLY