M CATEGORY (INTEGRATED STAGE)

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This is the CLINICAL CLASSIFICATION CODE which classifies the absence or presence of distant metastases where the TNM TYPE is 3. Metastasis component and the CANCER STAGING TYPE is 3. Integrated stage.

UICC (Union Internationale Contre Cancer) coding is used. 

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plural M CATEGORIES (INTEGRATED STAGE)