THE CANCER DICTIONARY

List of the 241 diagnostic groups used in the tabulated database.
All sites (C00-96)
All sites but skin (C00-96 but C44)
Lip (C00)
Base of tongue (C01)
Other and unspecified parts (C02)
Gum (C03)
Floor of mouth (C04)
Palate (C05)
Other and unspecified parts (C06)
Parotid gland (C07)
Other and unspecified (C08)
Tonsil (C09)
Oropharynx (C10)
Nasopharynx (C11)
Pyriform sinus (C12)
Hypopharynx (C13)
Pharynx unspecified (C14)
Oesophagus (C15)
  • Squamous cell carcinoma
  • Adenocarcinoa
  • Other specified carcinomas
  • Unspecified carcinoma
  • Sarcoma
  • Other specified morphology
  • Unspecified morphology
  • Upper third (C15.0,3)
  • Middle third (C15.1,4)
  • Lower third (C15.2,5)
  • Other and unspecified parts (C15.8-9)
Stomach (C16)
  • Cardia (C16.0)
  • Fundus (C16.1)
  • Body (C16.2)
  • Pylorus and antrum (C16.3-4)
  • Other and unspecified parts (C16.5-9)
Small intestine (C17)
Colon (C18)
  • Right (C18.0-2)
  • Transverse and flexures (C18.3-5)
  • Descending (C18.6)
  • Sigmoid (C18.7)
  • Other and unspecified parts (C18.8-9)
Rectosigmoid junction (C19)
Rectum (C20)
Anus (C21)
  • Squamous cell carcinoma
  • Adenocarcinoma
  • Other specified carcinomas
  • Unspecified carcinoma
  • Melanoma
  • Other specified morphology
  • Unspecified morphology
Liver (C22)
  • Hepatocellular carcinoma
  • Cholangiocarcinoma
  • Other specified carcinomas
  • Unspecified carcinoma
  • Hepatoblastoma
  • Haemagiosarcoma
  • Other specified sarcoma
  • Other specified morphology
  • Unspecified morphology
Gallbladder (C23)
Other and unspecified parts of biliary tract (C24)
Pancreas (C25)
Other and ill-defined digestive organs (C26)
Nasal cavity and middle ear (C30)
Accessory sinuses (C31)
Larynx (C32)
Trachea (C33)
Lung (C34)
  • Squamous cell carcinoma
  • Adenocarcinoma
  • Small cell carcinoma
  • Large cell carcinoma
  • Other and unspecified carcinomas
  • Sarcoma
  • Other specified morphology
  • Unspecified morphology
Thymus (C37)
Heart, mediastinum and pleura (C38)
Other and unspecified respiratory and intrathoracic organs (C39)
Bone (C40-41)
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Chondrosarcoma
  • Ewing sarcoma
  • Other specified sarcomas
  • Unspecified sarcoma
  • Other specified morphology
  • Unspecified morphology
  • Bone of limbs (C40)
  • Other bones (C41)
Melanoma (C43)
  • Head (C43.0-4)
  • Trunk (C43.5)
  • Upper limb (C43.6)
  • Lower limb (C43.7)
  • Other and unspecified (C43.8-9)
Non-melanoma skin (C44)
  • Squamous cell carcinoma
  • Basal cell carcinoma
  • Other specified carcinomas
  • Unspecified carcinomas
  • Other specified morphology
  • Unspecified morphology
Mesothelioma (C45)
Kaposi sarcoma (C46)
Peripheral nerves (C47)
Peritoneum and retroperitoneum (C48)
Connective and soft tissue (C49)
Breast (C50)
Vulva (C51)
Vagina (C52)
Cervix uteri (C53)
  • Squamous cell carcinoma
  • Adenocarcinoma
  • Other specified carcinomas
  • Unspecified carcinoma
  • Sarcoma
  • Other specified morphology
  • Unspecified morphology
Corpus uteri (C54)
  • Adenocarcinoma
  • Other specified carcinomas
  • Unspecified carcinoma
  • Sarcoma
  • Other specified morphology
  • Unspecified morphology
Uterus unspecified (C55)
Ovary (C56)
  • Serous carcinoma
  • Mucinous carcinoma
  • Endometrioid carcinoma
  • Clear cell carcinoma
  • Adenocarcinoma
  • Other specified carcinomas
  • Unspecified carcinoma
  • Sex cord-stromal tumour
  • Germ cell tumour
  • Other specified morphology
  • Unspecified morphology
Other female genital organs (C57)
  • Fallopian tube (C57.0)
  • Other and unspecified female genital organs (C57.1-9)
Placenta (C58)
Penis (C60)
Prostate (C61)
Testis (C62)
  • Seminoma
  • Spermatocytic seminoma
  • Non-seminomatous germ cell tumours
  • Other specified morphology
  • Unspecified morphology
Other male genital organs (C63)
Kidney and renal pelvis (C64-65)
  • Squamous, transitional cell carcinoma
  • Renal cell carcinoma
  • Other specified carcinoma
  • Unspecified carcinoma
  • Other specified morphology
  • Unspecified morphology
  • Kidney (C64)
  • Renal pelvis (C65)
Ureter (C66)
Bladder (C67)
  • Squamous cell carcinoma
  • Transitional cell carcinoma
  • Adenocarcinoma
  • Other specified carcinoma
  • Unspecified carcinoma
  • Sarcoma
  • Other specified morphology
  • Unspecified morphology
Other urinary organs (C68)
Eye (C69)
  • Retinoblastoma
  • Melanoma
  • Squamous cell carcinoma
  • Other specified carcinoma
  • Unspecified carcinoma
  • Sarcoma
  • Other specified morphology
  • Unspecified morphology
Meninges (C70)
Brain, central nervous system (C71-72)
  • Astrocytic tumours
  • Oligodendroglial tumours and mixed gliomas
  • Ependymal tumours
  • Gliomas of uncertain origin
  • Medulloblastoma
  • Other embryonal tumours
  • Other neuroepithelial tumours
  • Other specified morphology
  • Unspecified morphology
  • Brain (C71)
  • Other parts of central nervous system (C72)
    • Spinal cord, cauda equina (C72.0-1)
    • Cranial nerves (C72.2-5)
    • Nervous system, NOS (C72.8-9)
Thyroid (C73)
  • Follicular carcinoma
  • Papillary carcinoma
  • Medullary carcinoma
  • Anaplastic carcinoma
  • Other specified carcinoma
  • Unspecified carcinoma
  • Sarcoma
  • Other specified morphology
  • Unspecified morphology
Adrenal gland (C74)
Other endocrine (C75)
Hodgkin lymphoma (C81)
  • Nodular lymphocytic predominance
  • Classical lymphocyte-rich
  • Nodular sclerosis
  • Mixed cellularity
  • Lymphocytic depletion
  • Unspecified
Non-Hodgkin lymphoma (C82-86,C96)
  • Burkitt lymphoma (C83.7)
Immunoproliferative disease (C88)
  • Extranodal marginal zone B-cell lymphoma of mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue [MALT-lyphoma] (C88.4)
Multiple myeloma (C90)
Leukaemia (C91-95)
  • Lymphoid leukaemia (C91)
    • Acute (C91.0)
    • Chronic (C91.1)
    • Other specified (C91.3-8)
    • Unspecified (C91.9)
  • Myeloid leukaemia (C92-94)
    • Acute (C92.0,C92.4-6,C92.8,C93.0,C94.0,C94.2,C94.4)
    • Chronic (C92.1-2,C93.1)
    • Oher specified (C92.3,C92.7,C93.3,C93.7,C94.3,C94.6-7)
    • Unspecified (C92.9,C93.9)
  • Leukaemia, cell unspecified (C95)
    • Acute (C95.0)
    • Chronic (C95.1)
    • Other specified (C95.7)
    • Unspecified (C95.9)
Myeloproliferative disorders (MPD)
Myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS)
Other, ill-defined and unspecified cancers (C76, C80)