Collaborative Stage Data Set - Revised 06/17/2013 FINAL


CS Site-Specific Factor 6
Number of Examined Para-Aortic Nodes

000No para-aortic nodes examined.
001-0891 - 89 para-aortic nodes examined
(Exact number of para-aortic lymph nodes examined).
09090 or more para-aortic nodes examined.
095No para-aortic nodes removed, but aspiration or core biopsy of para-aortic nodes performed.
096Para-aortic lymph node removal documented as a sampling, but number of nodes unknown/not stated.
097Para-aortic lymph node removal documented as a dissection, but number of nodes unknown/not stated.
098Para-aortic lymph nodes surgically removed, but the number of lymph nodes unknown/not stated and not documented as a sampling or dissection
See code 988

Not applicable for this site
988Not applicable:  Information not collected for this case
(May include cases converted from code 888 used in CSv1 for "Not applicable" or when the item was not collected.  If this item is required to derive T, N, M, or any stage, use of code 988 may result in an error.)
999Unknown if nodes examined;
Not documented in patient record.

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