Grade Clinical


**Note 1:** Clinical grade must not be blank. **Note 2:** Assign the highest grade from the primary tumor assessed during the clinical time frame. **Note 3:** Codes 1-4 take priority over L and H. **Note 4:** G4 includes anaplastic. **Note 5:** Code 9 when * Grade from primary site is not documented * Clinical workup is not done (for example, cancer is an incidental finding during surgery for another condition) * Grade checked “not applicable” on CAP Protocol (if available) and no other grade information is available **Note 6:** If there is only one grade available and it cannot be determined if it is clinical, pathological, or after neo-adjuvant therapy, assign as a clinical grade and code unknown (9) for pathological grade, and blank for post-therapy grade.




NAACCR #3843


Code Description
1 G1: Well differentiated (low grade)
2 G2: Moderately differentiated (low grade)
3 G3: Poorly differentiated (high grade)
4 G4: Undifferentiated (high grade)
L Stated as “low grade” NOS
H Stated as “high grade” NOS
9 Grade cannot be assessed (GX); Unknown