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 radiation.
None. Only a biopsy was done during the esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD) procedure, and it was not stated to be excisional.
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 the primary site was not performed because it was not part of the planned first-course treatment.