Approved List of Cancers

Cancer type

Sub group

ICD10 code

Epic Code


C56 118053
  Adenocarcinoma (epithelial carcinoma) of following subtypes: serous (high grade or low grade), clear cell, endometrioid, mucinous and carcinosarcoma    
  Stromal tumours (granulosa-theca, Sertoli-Leydig and other subtypes)    
  Germ cell tumours (teratomas, dysgerminomas, endodermal sinus tumors and other subtypes)    


Small cell carcinoma (including hypercalcaemic type)    
  For clarity: borderline ovarian tumours are not currently eligible    

Lung Cancer

C34.9 1295078
  Non-small cell Lung Carcinoma (NSCLC) including adenocarcinoma, squamous-cell carcinoma, large-cell carcinoma (including carcinoma with neuroendocrine differentiation) and other subtypes    
Small cell carcinoma    
  For clarity: Classic and atypical carcinoids of the lung are not eligible    


C61 1295074

Colorectal cancer



C50.9 118005
  Adenocarcinoma including ductal, lobular, medullary, papillary, neuroendocrine, mesenchymal and all other invasive subtypes.    


C49.9 118068
  Leiomyosarcoma from all sites C49.9 1281455
  Synovial sarcoma C49.9 1280215
  Myxoid liposarcoma (pre-radiotherapy)    
  Rare sarcoma entities (including but not limited to malignant rhabdoid tumours, alveolar soft part sarcoma, low grade fibromyxoidsarcoma, childhood chordoma, desmoplastic small round cell tumour, clear cell sarcoma, head and / neck (gnathic) osteosarcoma, mesenchymal chondrosarcoma, clear cell chondrosarcoma, extraskeletal myxoid chondrosarcoma, epithelioid sarcoma, intimal sarcoma, pleomorphic rhabdomyosarcoma, pleomorphic liposarcoma, myxoinflammatory fibroblastic sarcoma).    
  For clarity: both paediatric and adult sarcomas are eligible for recruitment    
  For clarity: pleomorphic sarcoma, sarcoma NOS, primary conventional osteosarcoma and conventional and dedifferentiated chondrosarcoma of bone are not eligible.    


C64 118066
  Renal cell carcinoma including Clear cell, Papillary (Types 1 and 2), 
Chromophobe, Oncocytic, Collecting Duct and other subtypes    

Adult Brain Tumours

D43.2 1446698
  Gliomas of all cell types including astrocytomas, oligodendrogliomas and ependymomas    
  Rarer tumour types (including embryonal tumours, pineal tumours, germ cell tumours and neuronal tumours)    


D41.4 1457694
  Urothelial carcinoma (whether pure or partial component) including papillary urothelial cell carcinoma in situ    
  Urothelial carcinoma at all sites (renal pelvis, ureteric, bladder and urethra) are eligible    
  For clarity: patients with all forms of prior treatment, including intravesical mitomycin C or intravesical BCG, are excluded    


D39.0 1454883
  All epithelial tumours (including endometrioid, mucinous, clear cell, serous, carcinosarcoma, transitional, small cell and undifferentiated) and endometrial stromal sarcomas are included.    
  For clarity: Leiomyosarcomas, are not eligible under this category but may be recruited to the sarcoma category.    


C43.5 118076
  Primary melanoma (including the rarer mucosal, uveal, conjunctival, orbital, CNS and Spitz melanoma).    
  Stage III lymph node, intransit metastasis or metastatic tumour tissue from all melanoma subtypes.    

Upper GI

  Pancreatic cancers: All cell types including adenocarcinoma, adeno- squamous carcinoma and neuroendocrine cancer. C25.9 1295081
  Biliary tract tumours: All cell types including adenocarcinoma, adeno- squamous carcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma (including intrahepatic, extrahepatic, ampullary and gall bladder). C24.9 1324634
  Small bowel cancers: All cell types including adenocarcinoma and neuroendocrine cancers. C17.9 118069
  Hepatocellular cancer: All cell types including hepatocellular and fibrolamellar carcinoma C22.0 1357448
  Gastric cancer: All cell types including diffuse and intestinal adenocarcinoma C16.9 118030
  For clarity: Oesophageal cancer (including OGJ Siewert types 1-3) is not eligible  


C62.9 1295075
  All germ cell tumours (including classical and spermatocytic seminoma, embryonal, yolk sac, teratoma, choriocarcinoma and mixed tumours)    
Germ cell tumours at all sites (including mediastinal) are eligible for collection    
Sex cord-stromal tumours (including Sertoli and Leydig cell tumours)    

Haematological Malignancies

  Acute myeloid leukaemia C91.0 1447610
  Chronic lymphocytic leukaemia ( please note that Patients with Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia will be recruited to the Project only through recruitment to UK CLL consortium studies at present.) C91.1 1447958
  Myeloma C90.0 1285771

Childhood Solid Tumours

  Atypical teratoid rhabdoid tumour C71.9 1462028
  Extracranial rhabdoid tumour    
  CNS PNETs    
  Embryonal tumour with multi-layered rosettes    
  Medulloblastoma including medulloblastoma_DN, medulloblastoma_CLA, medulloblastoma_LCA, medulloblastoma_MBEN, medulloblastoma_medullomyoblastoma, medulloblastoma_melanotic, medulloblastoma_NOS,    
  Neuroblastoma including neuroblastoma_INPC and neuroblastoma_NOS    
  Paediatric malignant glioma