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Table 6 Description of histologic subtypes of endometrial cancer patients diagnosed in Germany, 1997-2006

From: Survival of endometrial cancer patients in Germany in the early 21st century: a period analysis by age, histology, and stage

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
  1. Abbreviation: NOS = not otherwise specified;
  2. a including papillary serous adenocarcinoma (70 cases);
  3. b including other specified carcinomas (42 cases);
  4. c Missing histologies coded as 8000 were included in this subgroup.