Coding Primary Site & Tumor Morphology

In the Coding Primary Site & Tumor Morphology module, you will have an understanding of the coding guidelines covered in ICD-O-3, and specifically how to use them in their coding activities.

In this module you will learn to:

  • Describe the historical background of ICD-O.
  • Briefly explain the differences between ICD-O and ICD-10.
  • Describe the structure and format of ICD-O-3.
  • Code the site and histology of a neoplasm based on the information from a pathology report, using ICD-O-3 as a reference tool.