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SEER Coding and Staging Manuals

2007 SEER Program Coding and Staging Manual
Updated December 22, 2008

This update includes all of the Multiple Primary and Histology clarifications and the 2007 Collaborative Stage updates. Replacement pages are not available because of the extensive changes to Appendix C, Collaborative Stage. Reference the September 2008 Revisions Change Log (PDF) for a list of changes included in this release.

The manual is to be used for cases diagnosed January 1, 2007 forward. The manual is available for download below in PDF format, and for order on CD-ROM.

  • SEER Program Coding and Staging Manual 2007 (236 pages) - December 22, 2008
  • Appendix A - County Codes (14 pages) - December 22, 2008
  • Appendix B - SEER GEOCODES (19 pages) - December 22, 2008
  • Appendix C - Site-Specific Coding Modules
    Part 1: C00.0 - C14.8 (pages 1-232) - December 23, 2008
    Cancer sites: Oral Cavity; Parotid, Other and Unspecified; Pharynx, Tonsil, Oropharynx, Hypopharynx, Pyriform Sinus
    Part 2: C15.0 - C26.9 (pages 233-374) - December 22, 2008
    Cancer sites: Esophagus; Stomach; Small Intestine; Colon; Rectosigmoid, Rectum; Anus; Liver, Intrahepatic Bile Ducts; Gallbladder, Extrahepatic Bile Ducts, Ampulla of Vater; Pancreas; Other Digestive
    Part 3: C30.0 -C39.9 (pages 375-526) - December 22, 2008
    Cancer sites: Nasal Cavity, Middle Ear; Sinuses; Larynx; Trachea; Lung; Heart, Mediastinum, Pleura
    Part 4: C40.0 -C49.9 (pages 527-604) - December 22, 2008
    Cancer sites: Bones, Joints, Cartilage; Skin; Melanoma; Mycosis Fungoides, Sezary Disease; Nerves, Nervous System, Soft Tissues; Retroperitoneum, Peritoneum
    Part 5: C50.0 -C63.9 (pages 605-768) - December 22, 2008
    Cancer sites: Breast; Vulva, Vagina; Cervix Uteri; Corpus Uteri, Uterus, NOS; Ovary; Fallopian Tube, Ligaments, Adnexa; Other and Unspecified Female Genital; Penis; Prostate; Testis; Other and Unspecified Male Genital
    Part 6: C64.9 -C80.9 ( pages 769-1079) - January 08, 2009
    Cancer sites: Kidney; Renal Pelvis, Ureter; Bladder; Urethra, Other Urinary; Eye; Brain, Central Nervous System, Malignant; Brain, Central Nervous System, Benign and Borderline; Thyroid; Thymus, Adrenal and Other Endocrine Glands; Kaposi Sarcoma; Lymphoma; Hematopoietic, Reticuloendothelial, Immunoproliferative and Myeloproliferative; Other and Unknown Sites
  • Appendix D - Race and Nationality Descriptions from the 2000 Census
    and Bureau of Vital Statistics
    (31 pages) - December 22, 2008

Other Manuals

Note: The 2004 Program Coding and Staging Manual is available for download from the Historical Staging and Coding Manuals page, and for order on CD-ROM.

See the SEER Limited-Use Data pages to find out how to access the SEER data.