Treatment (Set 1)
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(Reference: SEER Program Coding and Staging Manual 2004 (PDF), pgs 169-201 and Appendix C for Surgery of Primary Site codes; FORDS Manual (PDF), pgs 129-191 and Appendix B for Surgery of Primary Site codes.)
The first cancer-directed therapy (treatment given in an attempt to destroy or modify cancer tissue) was the transurethral resection.
Transurethral resection (TURP). Cancer is incidental finding during surgery for benign disease (normal PSA, DRE shows enlarged prostate without other findings)
Code the most extensive surgery if the patient has multiple surgical procedures of the primary site.
No regional lymph nodes removed or aspirated.
Surgery of primary site was performed.