(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).
21 Partial splenectomy
22 Total splenectomy
80 Splenectomy, NOS
Specimen sent to pathology from surgical events 21–80.
90 Surgery, NOS
99 Unknown if surgery performed; death certificate ONLY