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 surgery (right radical orchiectomy).
Radical orchiectomy (Excision of testicle with cord or cord not mentioned)
Code the most extensive surgery if the patient has multiple surgical procedures of the primary site.
No regional lymph nodes removed or aspirated .
None. Do not code the incidental hernia repair in this field.
Surgery of the primary site was performed (right radical orchiectomy).