CRGC News Broadcast
March 5, 2014



Due to the large volume of Hematopoietc/Lymphoid questions this SEER SINQ Update only includes solid tumor questions. Follow this link to a listing of solid tumor SEER SINQ's that have been finalized during the months of January through February 2014. Regisrars are encouraged to use the link provided below to the SEER Inquiry System to review recently finalized Hematopoietic/Lymphoid questions.


Highlights of this listing include: 

  • 20130197 reinforces that for cases diagnosed 2007 forward,  code 8050 is not used to code papillary carcinoma for urinary system primaries. Use code 8130.
  • 20130220  confirms that the BIRADS radiological classification used in mammography interpretation is not used to determine malignancy for cancer reporting.
  • 20130222 discusses how to code multiple histologies for bladder primaries.


The SEER Inquiry System is available at: click here 

If you have questions or concerns regarding any of the content of this CRGC News Broadcast please contact your regional registry.

Katheryne Vance
Education and Training Coordinator
Cancer Registry of Greater California