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ECIS - European Cancer Information System

The cancer site definitions used in ECIS are described below for each initiative whose outcome is reported in ECIS.

Incidence and mortality estimates 2020

The definition of the 34 cancer sites used for the incidence and mortality estimates 2020 (as used for estimates 2018) and defined according to the International Classification of Diseases, 10th revision ICD-10 codes.

Incidence and mortality historical data

The list and definition of the cancer sites used in the ENCR-JRC project: 60 cancer sites for incidence defined according to the International Classification of Diseases for Oncology ICD-O-3 codes for incidence, and 43 cancer sites for mortality defined according to the International Classification of Diseases, 10th revision ICD-10 codes.

Survival estimates

The list of the 43 cancer sites used in the EUROCARE-5 study and are defined according to the International Classification of Diseases for Oncology ICD-O-3 codes.

How to reference ECIS

Should you use ECIS information in your publication, please use the following format to reference it:

Source: ECIS - European Cancer Information System
From https://ecis.jrc.ec.europa.eu, accessed on day/month/year
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