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 (left 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.
4 or more regional lymph nodes removed
Surgery of primary site was performed (left radical orchiectomy).