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National Cancer Data Base - Data Dictionary PUF 2013



(Except for non-solid tumors)



00      None; no surgery of primary site; autopsy ONLY


13      Local tumor destruction, NOS

         No specimen sent to pathology from surgical event 13.


25      Removal of less than a lobe, NOS

         26      Local surgical excision

         27      Removal of a partial lobe ONLY


20      Lobectomy and/or isthmectomy

         21      Lobectomy ONLY

         22      Isthmectomy ONLY

         23      Lobectomy WITH isthmus


30      Removal of a lobe and partial removal of the contralateral lobe


40      Subtotal or near total thyroidectomy


50      Total thyroidectomy


80      Thyroidectomy, NOS


         Specimen sent to pathology from surgical events 25–80.


90      Surgery, NOS


99         Unknown if surgery performed; death certificate ONLY