(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