Nodes in cancer of cervix uteri

Ancienne classification

Cervix cancer N1

Cervix Uteri N

According the old classification, N1, N2 and N3 node metastases were distinguished.

Nowadays, the node status can only be NX (cannot be assessed), N0 : no regional lymph nodes, N1: regional lymph nodes.

Old N3 (lumbo-aortic nodes) are considered as distant metastases.


Regional node metastases concern paracervical, parametrial, obturator, internal iliac (hypogastric), external iliac, common iliac, sacral and presacral nodes.

Drawing by the author according to TNM Atlas from UICC

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