Table 6

Description of histologic subtypes of endometrial cancer patients diagnosed in Germany, 1997-2006

Classification of histological subtypes

ICD-O-3 codes

Frequency (N)

Percent (%)


a. Adenocarcinoma

8050,8140-8147,8160-8162,8180-8221,8250-8506,8520-8550,8560,8570-8573,8940-8941

28,273

91.5


Adenocarcinoma, NOS

8140

10,427

33.7

Papillary

8050,8260

1,141

3.7

Clear cell

8310

330

1.1

With squamous metaplasia

8570

686

2.2

Mucinous

8480-8481

268

0.9

Adenosquamous

8560

857

2.8

Endometrioid

8380

13,650

44.2

Other adenocarcinomaa

8141-8147,8160-8162,8180-8221,8250-8259,8261-8309,8311-8379,8381-8459,8461-8479,8482-8506,8520-8550,8571-8573,8940-8941,8460

914

2.9


b. Carcinoma NOS

8010-8022

619

2.0


c. Sarcoma and other specified types

8680-8713,8720-8790,8800-8920,8930-8933,8950-8982,8990-8991,9000-9030,9040-9055,9060-9110,9120-9134,9141-9340,9350-9364,9380-9512,9530-9581

1,682

5.4


d. Others (mixture)b, c

8000-8004,8051-8130,8921,8935, 8030-8045,8150-8155,8170-8171,8230-8248,8510-8512,8561-8562,8580-8671

322

1.1


In total

8000-9581

30,906

100


Abbreviation: NOS = not otherwise specified;

a including papillary serous adenocarcinoma (70 cases);

b including other specified carcinomas (42 cases);

c Missing histologies coded as 8000 were included in this subgroup.

Chen et al. BMC Cancer 2012 12:128   doi:10.1186/1471-2407-12-128

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