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Endometrial cancer staging (FIGO) code N[N]

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Metadata item type:Help on this termValue Domain
Synonymous names:Help on this termFIGO endometrial cancer staging code
METeOR identifier:Help on this term424206
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 08/05/2014
Definition:Help on this termA code set representing the cancer stage values as outlined by the International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics (FIGO) for endometrial cancer.

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Classification scheme:International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics cancer staging system
Representation class:Help on this termCode
Data type:Help on this termNumber
Format:Help on this termN[N]
Maximum character length:Help on this term2
Permissible values:Help on this term
1Stage IA
2Stage IB
3Stage II
4Stage IIIA
5Stage IIIB
6Stage IIIC1
7Stage IIIC2
8Stage IVA
9Stage IVB
Supplementary values:Help on this term
99Not available/inadequately described

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this term

The International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics (FIGO) endometrial cancer stage according to 2009 definitions.

Stage I: tumour confined to the corpus uteri.

CODE 1   Stage IA

No invasion or less than half myometrial invasion.

CODE 2   Stage IB

Invasion equal to or greater than half of the myometrium.

Stage II

CODE 3   Stage II

Tumour invades cervical stroma, but does not extend beyond the uterus.

Note: In situ involvement of the endocervix that does not invade the stroma is not a Stage II lesion.

Stage III: local and/or regional spread of the tumour. 

CODE 4   Stage IIIA

Tumour invades the serosa of the corpus uteri and/or the adnexa.

CODE 5   Stage IIIB

Involvement of the vagina, parametrium and/or the pelvic peritoneum.

Stage IIIC: retroperitoneal node involvement

CODE 6   Stage IIIC1

Pelvic node involvement.

CODE 7   Stage IIIC2

Paraaortic involvement.

Stage IV: tumour invades bladder and/or bowel mucosa, and/or distant metastases.

CODE 8   Stage IVA

Tumour invasion of bladder and/or bowel mucosa.

CODE 9   Stage IVB

Distant metastases, including intra-abdominal metastases and/or inguinal lymph nodes.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this termCancer Australia
Reference documents:Help on this term

Mutch, D G (2009). The new FIGO staging system for cancers of the vulva, cervix, endometrium and sarcomas. Gynecologic Oncology. 115: 325–328

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Person with cancer—extent of primary cancer, endometrial cancer staging (FIGO) code N[N] Health, Standard 08/05/2014

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