Site & Histology Exercise
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Site Code: C64.9
FNA, nephrectomy path reports confirm imaging studies indicating left kidney, NOS (renal parenchyma) as primary site.
Histology Code: 8260/33
Resection path report states papillary renal cell carcinoma, G3. Code histologic grade = 3. See page 95 of the SEER Program Coding and Staging Manual 2004 for prioritization rules among different grading systems for kidney cancer.