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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
12      Local tumor destruction, NOS
         No specimen sent to pathology from surgical event 12.
20      Local or partial excision of testicle
30      Excision of testicle WITHOUT cord
40      Excision of testicle WITH cord or cord not mentioned (radical orchiectomy)
80      Orchiectomy, NOS (unspecified whether partial or total testicle removed)
         Specimen sent to pathology from surgical event 20-80.
90      Surgery, NOS
99         Unknown if surgery performed; death certificate ONLY