8323/3 Mixed cell adenocarcinoma


Definitions

Corpus uteri
ICD-O-3 topography code: C54
ICD10: C54
           

Mixed adenocarcinoma of the uterine corpus is a tumour arising from the endometrium. It is composed of malignant glandular epithelial cells and consists of a mixture of a type I (estrogen-dependent, endometrioid or mucinous) and a type II (non-estrogen-dependent, serous or clear cell) adenocarcinoma (the minor type must amount to at least 10% of the total tumour volume).
Mixed adenocarcinomas with a type II tumour fraction of 25% or more have a poor prognosis1
 
Tavassoli FA, Devilee P (Eds.)
World Health Organization Classification of Tumours. Pathology and Genetics of Tumours of the Breast and Female Genital Organs.
3rd Edition
IARC Press: Lyon 2003



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Ovary
ICD-O-3 topography code: C56
ICD10: C56
           

An adenocarcinoma characterized by the presence of a mixed malignant glandular cell population.