Table 1

Oesophago-gastric cancer group definitions

Oesophago-gastric cancer groups

International Classification of Diseases version 10 (ICD10) and International Classification of Diseases for Oncology (ICDO2) codes


Upper and middle oesophagus

C15.0-C15.1, C15.3-C15.4

including C15.8-C15.9 with a morphology code

8050-8083 (Squamous cell carcinomas)


Lower oesophagus

C15.2, C15.5

including C15.8-C15.9 with a morphology code

8140-8576 (Adenocarcinomas)


Oesophagus not otherwise specified

C15.8-C15.9

excluding C15.8-C15.9 with a morphology code

8050-8083 (Squamous cell carcinomas) or

8140-8576 (Adenocarcinomas)


Cardia

C16.0


Non-cardia

C16.1-C16.6


Stomach not otherwise specified

C16.8-C16.9


Coupland et al. BMC Cancer 2012 12:11   doi:10.1186/1471-2407-12-11

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