Q&A: SEER Summary Stage 2000 Category


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Q: A patient is diagnosed with Lung cancer with findings positive of left supraclavicular lymph node metastasis. The lung tumor is located in the LUL with no further extension noted. What is the SEER Summary Stage?

A: Per SEER General Summary Stage manual, involvement of supraclavicular lymph nodes, ipsilateral or contralateral is a code 7 – Distant.