On the Draft ICD-O-3.2

We would like to thank all registries and individuals for comments provided. Due to the large number of comments received, the review is still ongoing. The final versions of ICD-O-3.2 and Changes document will be ready in early 2019.

With best wishes for the end of the year holidays,

IACR Working Group for ICD-O Updates


The IARC/WHO ICD-O Committee has updated the currently recommended ICD-O-3.1 classification (pdf available from: ICD-O, with new morphology codes and terms from the 4th series of WHO Classification of Tumours (Blue Books). The new version, ICD-O-3.2, will be recommended for use from 2019. The IACR Working Group on ICD-O Updates2 has compiled a listing of additions, changes and revisions between ICD-O-3.1 and ICD-O-3.2 as a reference material for cancer registries.

1 Ian Cree, Robert Jakob, Brian Rous, Ariana Znaor

2 Atul Budukh, Jacques Ferlay, Keri Green, Tomohiro Matsuda, Brian Rous, Ariana Znaor

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