Uterine cancer

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Classification according to ICD-10
C53 Malignant neoplasm of the cervix uteri
C54 Malignant neoplasm of the corpus uteri
C55 Malignant neoplasm of the uterus, part unspecified
ICD-10 online (WHO version 2019)

The uterine carcinoma ( uterine cancer ) is a malignant tumor of epithelial cells ( carcinoma ) of the womb (uterus). Based on the localization, a distinction is made between the following forms:

Individual evidence

  1. Joachim Martius, Alex Novotny: Gynecology, Obstetrics and Neonatology. Textbook for nursing professions. 12th, completely revised and expanded edition. W. Kohlhammer, Stuttgart 2006, ISBN 3-17-018346-X , p. 104, online here .