N CATEGORY (INTEGRATED STAGE)

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This is the CLINICAL CLASSIFICATION CODE which classifies the absence or presence and extent of regional lymph node metastases where the TNM TYPE is 2. Node component and the CANCER STAGING TYPE is 3. Integrated stage.

UICC (Union Internationale Contre Cancer) coding is used. 

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plural N CATEGORIES (INTEGRATED STAGE)