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The staging system for choriocarcinoma (usually refers to uterine choriocarcinoma) is the FIGO staging system and is as follows 1.
stage I : disease limited to the uterus.
stage II : disease out of the uterus but limited to the female genital tract.
stage III : metastasis in the lung with or without involvement of female genital tract
stage IV : all metastasis at other locations
This staging system is much simpler then than the system for ovarian cancer staging and endometrial cancer staging.
- 1. Sierra-bergua B, Sánchez-marteles M, Cabrerizo-garcía JL et-al. Choriocarcinoma with pulmonary and cerebral metastases. Singapore Med J. 2008;49 (10): e286-8. Singapore Med J (link) - Pubmed citation
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