When I open up the "Pathology" tab of the "Diagnosis" section of Patient Manager, the first category is "Cell Histology".
There are three drop-down boxes:
- Cell Category
- Cell Type
- Cell Grade
Cell Category gives a drop down list of cell pathology categories (e.g. adenocarcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma) that are pertinent to the ICD-O site selected. When selected, this influences the options in the "Cell Type" drop down box. I'm concerned that for some tumour types (e.g. testicular tumours) the "Cell Category" box is not very helpful (it gives Seminoma, Embryonal Carcinoma, Teratoma, Malignant Teratoma), grouping Yolk Sac Tumour under Embryonal Tumours and not including choriocarcinoma at all.
Is there any way to edit this options as the administrator or is it 'hard wired' into the software?
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