The dataset has been developed for the pathology reporting of resection specimens of the oesophagus. Carcinomas involving the oesophagogastric junction (OGJ) with tumour epicentre 20 mm into the proximal stomach are included. A separate dataset is available for endoscopic resections of the oesophagus.

Neuroendocrine carcinomas (NECs) and mixed neuroendocrine-non-neuroendocrine neoplasms (MiNENs) of the oesophagus are included. 

Well differentiated neuroendocrine tumours (NETs), non-epithelial malignancies such as melanoma, and secondary tumours are excluded from this dataset.
ICCR Carcinoma of the Oesophagus Bookmarked guide - 2227 KB
ICCR Carcinoma of the Oesophagus Hyperlinked guide - 1160 KB
ICCR Carcinoma of the Oesophagus Dataset in Word - 3950 KB

Publication History

1st edition - November 2020
  • To reference this dataset please use the following citation: Lam A, Bourke M, Chen R, Fiocca R, Fujii S, Fujishima F, Jansen M, Kumarasinghe P, Langer R, Law S, Meijer S, Muldoon C, Novelli M, Shi C, Tang L, Nagtegaal ID. (2020) Carcinoma of the Oesophagus Histopathology Reporting Guide. International Collaboration on Cancer Reporting; Sydney, Australia. ISBN: 978-1-922324-06-1

Expert Committee

The dataset for the Carcinoma of the oesophagus was developed by the following international team:
  • Chair - Alfred Lam, Australia
  • Series Champion & ICCR representative - Iris Nagtegaal, The Netherlands 

Domain experts:
  • Michael Bourke, Australia
  • Renyin Chen, China
  • Roberto Fiocca, Italy
  • Satoshi Fujii, Japan
  • Fumiyoshi Fujishima, Japan
  • Marnix Jansen, UK
  • Priyanthi Kumarasinghe, Australia
  • Rupert Langer, Switzerland
  • Simon Law, Hong Kong SAR China
  • Sybren Meijer, The Netherlands 
  • Cian Muldoon, Ireland
  • Marco Novelli, UK
  • Chanjuan Shi, USA
  • Laura Tang, USA
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