NAACCR Item #2800: CS Tumor Size
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NAACCR XML: Tumor.csTumorSize
Records the largest dimension or diameter of the primary tumor in millimeters.
Tumor size at diagnosis is an independent prognostic indicator for many tumors and it is used by Collaborative Staging to derive some TNM-T codes.
Codes (See the most current version of the Collaborative Stage Data Collection System (http://cancerstaging.org),13 for rules and site-specific codes and coding structures.)