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A tumor

Question: In using the neoplasm table, what do you do when there is no code in cancer in situ? When using the neoplasm table in the ICD-9-CM, how would one code cancer in situ of the temporal lobe?

Answer: You'll never find it there. What you're probably looking for is under skin: Ca in situ of temple or similar.

 


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There's a Code for That

ICD10monitor
Suppose you were initially diagnosed with cancer in the upper outer quadrant of your right breast, then find that you additionally have a new benign neoplasm in the left breast. Today, laterality is not inherent in the diagnosis coding choices. Some ...
 

Fundraiser for young girl with rare leukemia

KXLY Spokane
Bella Carvalho was diagnosed with blastic plasmacytoid dendritic cell neoplasm (BPDCN) in June, a rare and aggressive blood disease that can cause, along with many other things, painful lesions on her skin. BPDCN is also a disease most commonly found ...
 

Stemline Therapeutics Announces Opening of SL-401 Corporate IND and Start ...

CNNMoney
SL-401 has demonstrated clinical activity in several indications, including blastic plasmacytoid dendritic cell neoplasm (BPDCN), acute myeloid leukemia (AML), and myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS), as well as preclinical activity in additional rare IL ...
 

October 12, 2014 Deadline Approaching for 9/11 First Responders Suffering ...

Virtual-Strategy Magazine (press release)
The definition of ?rare cancers? covered under the Zadroga Act was revised to include two new cancers?malignant neoplasm of the cervix uteri (invasive cervical cancer) and malignant neoplasm of the testis (testicular cancer), according to the document.
 

Set Molar Ratio in Liposomal Dosage Form Improves AML Response

Clinical Oncology News
Patients with antecedent hematologic disorders, such as myelodysplastic syndrome or myeloproliferative neoplasm, classified as secondary AML (sAML), also were eligible. Patients were enrolled 2:1 into the CPX-351 arm (n=85) and a continuous 7+3 ...
 

Incyte Announces Top-Line Results from RELIEF Trial of Ruxolitinib in Patients ...

Wall Street Journal
Polycythemia vera (PV) is a myeloproliferative neoplasm (MPN) characterized by an overproduction of normal red blood cells, white blood cells and platelets that leads to an increased risk of thrombosis.(1-4) Erythrocytosis (elevated red blood cell mass ...
 

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Synta Announces Advancement of Ganetespib into Phase 3 Extension of AML LI ...

Wall Street Journal
MDS is a hematopoietic stem cell neoplasm characterized by disordered and ineffective hematopoiesis which results in irreversible decline in the number and quality of blood-forming cells. Patients often develop severe anemia requiring frequent blood ...
 

Cystic tumor of the liver without ovarian-like stroma or bile duct ...

7thSpace Interactive (press release)
According to the most recent World Health Organization (WHO) classification in 2010, cystic tumors of the liver with mucinous epithelium are classified as mucinous cystic neoplasms when ovarian-like stromata are found, and as intraductal papillary ...
 

Timing of Secondary Malignancy May Affect Survival

Clinical Oncology News
Despite relatively stable mortality rates, thyroid cancer remains one of the most common primary and secondary neoplasm among adolescents and young adults (aged 15-39 years). This investigation explored the risk for death among adolescents and young ...