FIGO staging system

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FIGO staging system

a classification system for cancers of the uterine cervix established by the French Fédération Internationale de Gynécologie et d'Obstétrique. Tumors are classified by Roman numerals from I to IV, representing a range from precancerous or in situ to highly malignant. Classification subdivisions are represented by letters and numbers.

FIGO staging system

Oncology A system delineated by the International Federation of Gynecologists & Obstetricians for staging a particular gynecologic cancer. See Ovarian CA.
FIGO Staging, ovarian carcinoma
I Malignancy of one (Ia) or both (Ib) ovaries, without ascites; 5-year survival: 60%
II Malignancy of one (IIa) or both (IIb) ovaries, with pelvic extension and ascites; 5-year survival: 40%
III Malignancy involves one/both ovaries, intraperitoneal metastases outside pelvis and/or positive retroperitoneal lymph nodes; 5-year survival: 5%
IV Involvement of one/both ovaries with metastases and histologically confirmed extension to pleural cavity or liver; 5-year survival, 3%

FIGO staging system

The staging system for cancer of the cervix uteri developed by the International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics.