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This is a non-core endpoint: only basic statistics are computed.

See its core counterpart C3_OESOPHAGUS_EXALLC for full statistics.

Malignant neoplasm of oesophagus


esophageal squamous cell carcinoma: Esophageal squamous cell carcinoma (ESCC) is a type of esophageal carcinoma (EC; see this term) that can affect any part of the esophagus, but is usually located in the upper or middle third.

Endpoint definition

FinnGen phenotype data

429209 individuals

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Apply sex-specific rule None


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Check conditions None


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Check pre-conditions, main-only, mode, registry filters

Cause of death: ICD-10 C15
Cause of death: ICD-9 150
Cause of death: ICD-8 150
Cancer registry: Topography ICD-O-3 C15
Cancer registry: Morphology ICD-O-3 ANY
Cancer registry: Behaviour codes 3

2 out of 7 registries used, show all original rules.


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Check minimum number of events None


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Include endpoints None


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Remove individuals based on genotype QC


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Control definitions

Controls for this endpoint are individuals that are not cases.

Extra metadata

Level in the ICD hierarchy 3
First used in FinnGen datafreeze DF9

Similar endpoints

Summary Statistics

Key figures

All Female Male
Number of individuals 619 130 489
Unadjusted prevalence (%) 0.15 0.06 0.27
Mean age at first event (years) 69.04 69.37 68.95


Not a core endpoint, no data to show.

Age distribution of first events

Year distribution of first events

Cumulative Incidence

Not a core endpoint, no data to show.


Index endpoint: C3_OESOPHAGUS – Malignant neoplasm of oesophagus
GWS hits:

Survival analyses between endpoints

Not a core endpoint, no data to show.

Drugs most likely to be purchased after Malignant neoplasm of oesophagus

Endpoint not on priority list, no data to show.