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Can doctors tell me what does the breast cancer diagnosis decimal number mean?

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Dr. Barry Rosen
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In brief: ICD Code

I believe you may be referring to the icd-9 code.
The icd (international classification of diseases) is a universal means of classifying different diseases. This is used primarily for statistical and billing purposes and does not reflect the cancer prognosis.

In brief: ICD Code

I believe you may be referring to the icd-9 code.
The icd (international classification of diseases) is a universal means of classifying different diseases. This is used primarily for statistical and billing purposes and does not reflect the cancer prognosis.
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