EOD Regional Nodes
This input is used for staging
Notes**Note 1:** Code only regional nodes and nodes, NOS, in this field. Distant nodes are coded in EOD Mets. **Note 2:** Regional lymph nodes are defined as those in the vicinity of the primary tumor. **Note 3:** Regional lymph node involvement is rare. If there is no mention of lymph node involvement clinically, assume that lymph nodes are negative. **Note 4:** Code 800 if regional lymph nodes are involved, but there is no indication which ones are involved.
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|000||No regional lymph node involvement||NONE|
|800||Regional lymph node(s), NOS Lymph node(s), NOS||RN|
|999||Unknown; regional lymph node(s) not stated Regional lymph node(s) cannot be assessed Not documented in medical record Death Certificate Only||U|