Laterality

What is Laterality?

Laterality meaning Laterality describes the side of a paired organ or side of the body on which the reportable tumor originated. See the SEER Program Coding and Staging Manual for further instructions on how to code laterality. (http://seer.cancer.gov/manuals/2015/SPCSM_2015_maindoc.pdf)

 

reference: national Cancer Institute – Glossary for Registrars

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