Collaborative Stage for TNM 7 - Revised 11/12/2010  [ Schema ]


CS Site-Specific Factor 20
Assessment of Positive Distant Metastases

000No positive metastases identified
010Physical examination or laboratory tests only
    Ultrasound (US)
    Computed tomography scan (CT)
    Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)
    Positron emission tomography scan (PET)
030Incisional biopsy; fine needle aspiration (FNA)
040Excisional biopsy or resection with microscopic confirmation
988Not applicable: Information not collected for this case
(If this information is required by your standard setter, use of code 988 may result in an edit error.)
999Unknown or no information
Not documented in patient record