M CATEGORY EXTENDED (PATHOLOGICAL)

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Notes:
This is the CLINICAL CLASSIFICATION CODE together with the CANCER TNM EXTENDED STAGE which classifies the presence of metastatic deposits of the primary tumour at distant metastatic sites where the TNM TYPE is 3. Metastasis component and the CANCER STAGING TYPE is 2. Pathological stage.

UICC (Union Internationale Contre Cancer) coding is used. 

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Context Alias
plural M CATEGORIES EXTENDED (PATHOLOGICAL)