Spotlight on Pancreas

The presenter will identify issues associated with coding the primary site and provide an overview of the applicable "Other Sites” relevant to pancreatic cancer. Case scenarios will be presented to demonstrate the uncinated process, solid tumor rules, the site-specific data items (SSDI), the grade field, summary stage and the AJCC TNM categories and prognostic stage group relevant to the site. Also included will be guidance on coding surgical procedures.

 Learning Objectives:

  • Discuss coding the primary site in pancreatic cancer cases.
  • Demonstrate the applicability of the solid tumor rules, SSDI, and TNM categories to pancreatic cancer case abstraction.
  • Review coding surgical procedures on pancreatic cancer cases.

Credit Information

Activity Number Credit Amount Accreditation Period
2020-136 1 CE December 10, 2020 - December 09, 2023

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