NAACCR Item #3935: Tumor Growth Pattern

Item # Length Source of Standard Year Implemented Version Implemented Year Retired Version Retired
3,935 1 NAACCR 2018 18

NAACCR XML: Tumor.tumorGrowthPattern


Tumor Growth Pattern refers to the growth pattern of intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma.


Tumor Growth Pattern is a Registry Data Collection Variable in AJCC. This data item was previously collected for Intrahepatic Bile Duct, SSF# 10.


2Periductal infiltrating
3Mixed mass-forming and periductal infiltrating
8Not applicable: Information not collected for this case (If this information is required by your standard setter, use of code 8 may result in an edit error.)
9Not documented in medical record Radiology and/or pathology report does not mention tumor growth pattern Cannot be determined by the pathologist Tumor growth pattern not assessed or unknown if assessed

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