Percent Necrosis Post Neoadjuvant


**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 * Surgical resection of the primary site is the initial therapy; therefore, no neoadjuvant therapy was performed




NAACCR #3908


Code Description
0.0 Tumor necrosis not identified/not present
0.1-100.0 0.1 - 100.0 percent tumor necrosis (Percentage of tumor necrosis to nearest tenth of a percent)
XXX.2 Tumor necrosis present, percent not stated
XXX.8 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.
XXX.9 Not documented in medical record No histologic examined of primary site No neoadjuvant therapy No surgical resection of primary site is performed