NAACCR Item #2840: CS Lymph Nodes Eval
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NAACCR XML: Tumor.csLymphNodesEval
CS Regional Nodes Evaluation
CS Reg Nodes Eval
Records how the code for CS Lymph Nodes  was determined, based on the diagnostic methods employed.
This data item is used by Collaborative Staging to describe whether the staging basis for the TNM-N code is clinical or pathological and to record applicable prefix and suffix descriptors used with TNM staging.
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.)