Malignant neoplasm of oesophagus


esophageal squamous cell carcinoma: Esophageal squamous cell carcinoma (ESCC) is a type of esophageal carcinoma (EC; see this term) that can affect any part of the esophagus, but is usually located in the upper or middle third.

Data source
FinnGen phenocode C3_OESOPHAGUS
Cause of Death registry ICD-10: C15, ICD-9: 150, ICD-8: 150
Cancer reg: TOPOGRAPHY codes C15
Level in the ICD-hierarchy 3
First defined in version DF4
DOID 3748, 5041
GWAS catalog 0005922
MESH D004938
SNOMED CT 276804009

Key figures

Sex All Female Male
Number of individuals 193 54 139
Unadjusted prevalence (%) 0.11 0.05 0.18
Mean age at first event (years) 68.3 71.48 67.06
Case fatality at 5-years (%) 46.11 35.19 50.36

Longitudinal metrics

Sex All Female Male
Median nb. of events per indiv. 1 1 1
Recurrence at 6 months (%) 12.44 11.11 12.95


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