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Fallopian Tube


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  • The contents of this manual have been developed through consensus of a Provincial Tumour Group. Please note the various update dates for each section as some of the content of the manual may not be up to date.

Fallopian Tube

Updated June 2018


1) Classification Criteria (FIGO Staging)

IGrowth limited to the tube
IaGrowth limited to one tube; no ascites
IbGrowth limited to both tubes; no ascites
IcGrowth limited to one or both tubes; ascites present with malignant cells in fluid
IIGrowth involving one or both tubes with pelvic extension
IIaExtension and/or metastasis to the uterus or ovary
IIbExtension to other pelvic tissues
IIIGrowth involving one or both tubes with widespread intraperitoneal metastasis to the abdomen (the omentum, the small intestine and its mesentery)
IVGrowth involving one or both tubes with distant metastasis outside the peritoneal cavity.

2) Staging Diagram

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Please see the "Ovary - Epithelial Carcinoma" cancer management guidelines for more information.

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