Percent Necrosis Post Neoadjuvant
Notes**Note 1:** Physician statement of microscopically confirmed Percent Necrosis Post Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy can be used to code this data item if no other documentation is available. **Note 2:** Record percentage value of the tumor necrosis post neoadjuvant chemotherapy as recorded in the pathology report from resection of the primary tumor. **Note 3:** Code XXX.9 if surgical resection of the primary site after neoadjuvant therapy is performed and there is no mention of percent necrosis.
NAACCR ItemNAACCR #3908
|Tumor necrosis not identified/not present
|0.1 – 100.0 percent tumor necrosis (Percentage of tumor necrosis to nearest tenth of a percent)
|Tumor necrosis present, percent not stated
|Not applicable: Information not collected for this case If this item is required by your standard setter, use of code XXX.8 will result in an edit error.
|Not documented in medical record No histologic examined of primary site No neoadjuvant therapy No surgical resection of primary site is performed