LS variable metadata
Variable: SIDC3CC
Table: CANC
Short description: Site of growth ICD9.
Full description: First three digits of the four digit ICD9 code. The first three digits describe the site (eg bone and articular cartilage). The fourth digit describes the subsite (eg lower jaw bone).First three digits of the four digit ICD9 code. The first three digits describe the site (eg bone and articular cartilage). The fourth digit describes the subsite (eg lower jaw bone).
Coding notes: 140 208 Malignant neoplasms
210 229 Benign neoplasms
230 234 Carcinoma in situ
235 238 Neoplasms of uncertain behaviour
239 Neoplasms of unspecified nature

Coding scheme

142Salivary glands
144Floor of mouth
145Other and unspecified parts of the mouth
149Other and ill-defined sites within the lip, oral cavity and pharynx
152Small intestine, including duodenum
154Rectum, rectosigmoid junction and anus
155Liver and intrahepatic bile ducts
156Gallbladder and extrahepatic bile ducts
159Other and ill-defined sites within the digestive organs and peritoneum
160Nasal cavities, middle ear and accessory sinuses
162Trachea, bronchus and lung
164Thymus, heart and mediastinum
165Other and ill-defined sites within the respiratory system and intrathoracic organs
170Bone and articular cartilage
171Connective and other soft tissue
172Malignant melanoma of skin
173Other malignant neoplasm of skin
174Female breast
175Male breast
179Uterus, part unspecified
180Cervix uteri
183Ovary and other uterine adnexa
184Other and unspecified female genital organs
187Penis and other male genital organs
189Kidney, other and unspecified urinary organs
193Thyroid gland
194Other endocrine glands and related structures
195Other and ill-defined sites
196Secondary and unspecified malignant neoplasm of lymph nodes
197Secondary malignant neoplasm of respiratory and digestive systems
198Secondary malignant neoplasm of other specified sites
199Unspecified site
200Lymphosarcoma and reticulosarcoma
201Hodgkin's disease
202Other malignant neoplasm of lymphoid and histiocytic tissue
203Multiple myeloma and immunoproliferative neoplasms
204Lymphoid leukaemia
205Myeloid leukaemia
206Monocytic leukaemia
207Other specified leukaemia
208Leukaemia of unspecified cell type
210Benign neoplasm of lip, oral cavity, and pharynx
211Benign neoplasm of other parts of digestive system
212Benign neoplasm of respiratory and intrathoracic organs
213Benign neoplasm of bone and articular cartilage
215Other benign neoplasm of connective and other soft tissue
216Benign neoplasm of skin
218Uterine leiomyoma
219Other benign neoplasm of uterus
220Benign neoplasm of ovary
221Benign neoplasm of other female genital organs
222Benign neoplasm of male genital organs
223Benign neoplasm of kidney and other urinary organs
224Benign neoplasm of eye
225Benign neoplasm of brain and other parts of nervous system
226Benign neoplasm of thyroid glands
227Benign neoplasm of other endocrine glands and related structures
228Hemangioma and lymphangioma, any site
229Benign neoplasm of other and unspecified sites
230Carcinoma in situ of digestive organs
231Carcinoma in situ of respiratory system
232Carcinoma in situ of skin
233Carcinoma in situ of breast and genitourinary system
234Carcinoma in situ of other and unspecified sites
235Neoplasm of uncertain behaviour of digestive and respiratory systems
237Neoplasm of uncertain behaviour of endocrine glands and nervous systems
238Neoplasm of uncertain behaviour of other and unspecified sites and tissues
239Neoplasms of unspecified nature
630Hydatidiform mole

Units of measurement:  
Source: Cancer registration data collected by OPCS/ONS through the cancer registration scheme of England and Wales
Former name of variable:  
Derived: N
Derivation: Not available
Date range: From: 19790101 To: 19941231 
Keyword: Diagnosis
Comparable variables for other individuals:  
Comparable variables for other times: ICCS3BCC,SICD30CC
Restricted: N
Data type: Text
Length of field: 3
Reference 1: See LS Technical Volume (Hattersley and Creeser, 1995) page 344 (shows cancer registration abstract), page 25, pp. 97-98, pp. 104-105 (comparability of data), page 125 and pp. 138-141 (data quality).
Reference 2: Events Appendix 4b