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Person with cancer—extent of primary cancer, endometrial cancer staging (FIGO) code N[N]

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Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termFIGO endometrial cancer stage
METeOR identifier:Help on this term424209
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 08/05/2014
Definition:Help on this termThe extent of a primary endometrial cancer as outlined by International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics (FIGO), represented by a code.
Data Element Concept:Person with cancer—extent of primary 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
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ValueMeaning
1Stage IA
2Stage IB
3Stage II
4Stage IIIA
5Stage IIIB
6Stage IIIC1
7Stage IIIC2
8Stage IVA
9Stage IVB
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99Not available/inadequately described

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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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Guide for use:Help on this termRecord the extent of the primary endometrial cancer as outlined by the International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics (FIGO) stage. This should be filled out according to 2009 definitions.
Collection methods:Help on this termTo be sought from pathology reports or patient medical records.

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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Gynaecological cancer (clinical) DSS Health, Superseded 14/05/2015

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Gynaecological cancer (clinical) NBPDS Health, Standard 14/05/2015

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