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


The extent of a primary cervical cancer as outlined by International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics (FIGO), represented by a code.


Data Element (this item)


Guide for use:
Record the extent of the primary cervical cancer as outlined by the International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics (FIGO) stage. This should be filled out according to 2009 definitions. Data on patients affected by Stage 0 disease is not collected.

Collect for women with cervical cancer.


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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Inclusion in Data Set Specifications

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  • Gynaecological cancer (clinical) DSS
    Statuses: [Health: Standard]
    The purpose of the Gynaecological cancer (clinical) data set specification (DSS) is to define data standards for the national collection ...

Use in indicators

This data element is not included in any Indicators.