Solid Tumor Rules Changes for 2022 - Kidney, Lung, Malignant CNS, Urinary, Melanoma and Other Sites

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Effective September 1, 2021, for all cases diagnosed January 1, 2022, and forward. This week we wrap up the remaining changes made to the Solid Tumor Rules. As with the previous sites, changes have been made to both the multiple primary and histology sections, as well as different tables within each section. Several of these changes also reflect several changes made to...

Solid Tumor Rules Changes for 2022 - Colon

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Effective September 1, 2021, for all cases diagnosed January 1, 2022 and forward.  As stated in the SEER online article, What is a Cancer Registry?, “cancer registries receive and collect data about cancer patients,” that is securely stored and submitted to other organizations, such as state Central Registries, SEER (Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results Program),...

Solid Tumor Rules Changes for 2022 - Breast

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Effective September 1, 2021, for all cases diagnosed January 1, 2022 and forward.  One of the most popular manuals used daily by cancer registrars is the Solid Tumor Rules. This manual helps determine which histology to use and the number of primaries to abstract when a patient has multiple biopsies and diagnoses. The Solid Tumor Rules manual, previously known as “The...

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