Melanoma_MPHpresentations_10182006

Melanoma_MPHpresentations_10182006 - Cutaneous Melanoma 1...

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1 Cutaneous Melanoma
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2 Equivalent Terms, Definitions and Illustrations Skin only C440-C449 Definitions identify reportable tumors Evolving melanoma – not reportable
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3 Equivalent Terms, Definitions and Illustrations Familial Atypical Multiple Mole Melanoma Syndrome (FAMM or FAM-M) Melanoma in family members Family with multiple moles
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4 Regressing Melanoma Not a histology Has ICD-O-3 code Prognostically significant Thinner Staging difficult
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5 Equivalent Terms, Definitions and Illustrations Skin layers Epidermis Dermis Hypodermis/subcutis/subcutaneous fat
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6 Multiple Primary Rules
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7 Unknown if Single or Multiple Melanomas
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8 M1 When it is not possible to determine if there is a single melanoma or multiple melanomas, opt for a single melanoma and abstract as a single primary. Note: Use this rule only after all information sources have been exhausted.
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9 Single Melanoma
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10 M2 A single melanoma is always a single primary.
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11 Multiple Melanomas
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12 M3 Melanomas in sites with ICD-O-3 topography codes that are different at the second (C x xx), third (Cx x x) or fourth (C44 x ) character are multiple primaries.
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M4 Melanomas with different laterality are multiple primaries. Note:
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This note was uploaded on 01/02/2012 for the course STEP 1 taught by Professor Dr.aslam during the Fall '11 term at Montgomery College.

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