TURKISH JOURNAL OF ONCOLOGY 2017 , Vol 1 , Num 1
International Classification of Diseases for Oncology (ICD-O) Coding System, Language for Oncology Implications and Update at Orthopaedic Oncology
Mehmet Şerefettin CANDA1,Osman Nuri EROĞLU2,Onur HAPA2
1Department of Pathology, Dokuz Eylül University Faculty of Medicine, İzmir-Turkey
2Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology, Dokuz Eylül University Faculty of Medicine, İzmir-Turkey
DOI : 10.5505/tjo.2020.2459 The International Classification of Diseases for Oncology (ICD-O), created by the World Health Organisation (WHO), is used as a common language among clinicians and researchers. It is regularly updated depending on most recent studies; new codes are added or older ones are revised due to our better understanding of tumour biology and genetics. This review gives a brief explanation and updates of the International Classification of Diseases for Oncology (ICD-O), especially for the orthopaedic codes, at the most recent 3rd edition and 3rd edition first revision of ICD-O and Turkish version of ICD-O. Keywords : Genetics; ICD-O; international statistical classification; oncology; orthopaedic codes; tumour biology; Turkish version of ICD-O