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ICD-O-3 Site Codes

Common Metastatic Sites

Unless otherwise indicated, all statements apply to both small cell and non-small cell lung cancer.

Spread Primary Site/Mets
Lymphatic Spread Cervical lymph nodes, contralateral lung and contralateral mediastinum.
Hematogenous Spread Brain, bone, liver, adrenal glands, kidney, contralateral lung.

Definitions

Key words/possible involvement:

Terms which indicate possible involvement by tumor. Common terms are provided, but the list is not all-inclusive.

Other words/no involvement:

Other terms seen in reports which indicate an abnormality but do not indicate a neoplastic process. Common terms are provided, but the list is not all-inclusive.

Key Information

Information to look for in the report of the study. Key information helps define the extent of disease.

Diagnostic Studies