Treatment (Set 2)
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Combination of beam radiation (code 1) with radioactive implants (code 2)
This code represents a summary of radiation treatment received as part of first course of treatment.
Hospitals coding treatment according to The Commission on Cancer (COC) requirements will collect the following information instead of summary radiation information:
External beam, NOS
Brachytherapy, intracavitary, HDR (high-dose rate)
Summary of radiation treatment can be derived from these codes using the table on page 187 of the SEER Program Coding and Staging Manual 2004 (PDF).
No radiation and/or surgery