Features to report
Reviewer: Deepali Jain, M.D. (see Reviewers page)
Revised: 13 January 2013, last major update September 2012
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● Specimen type and site (involved bronchi or segments, laterality, intact or fragmented)
● Histologic type
● Histologic grade (incorporating nuclear atypia, mitotic index)
● Tumor size
● Surgical resection margins (bronchi, peribronchial and perivascular soft tissue)
● Involvement of bronchi, surfaces covering tumor (pleura, thoracic wall, diaphragm), adjacent structures
● Angiolymphatic invasion
● Presence of multiple tumors (intrapulmonary metastases)
● Pleural dissemination
● Lymph node involvement (site of lymph nodes, number obtained, number positive, size of largest metastasis, extracapsular invasion)
● Presence of disease in uninvolved lung/bronchi
● Presence of histologic treatment effect (if prior chemoradiation therapy)
● Molecular studies, as appropriate
Visceral pleural invasion
● Arch Pathol Lab Med 2009;133:1552
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