Norwegian Gynecological Cancer Registry

The incidence of ovarian cancer has shown a decline in recent years for women between 50 and 69 years The proportion of patients who undergo surgery varies with where the patients live.
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The Norwegian Gynecological Cancer Registry includes ovarian cancer (cancer of the ovary, fallopian tubes and peritoneum) and cervical cancer. 

487 women got ovarian cancer and 299 women got cervical cancer in Norway in 2022

The purpose of the registry is to contribute to strengthening the quality of the health care provided to patients with gynaecological cancer. The registry shall also conduct, promote and provide a basis for research to develop new knowledge about the causes, diagnosis, course of disease and treatment effects of cancer. The Cancer Registry of Norway is responsible for data processing for the registry.

Facts about ovarian and cervical cancer on

Information on the Norwegian Cancer Society's pages about ovarian and  uterine cancer 

National Quality Registry for Gynecological Cancer on

Registration to the register

Registration of clinical information to the Norwegian Gynecological Cancer Registry is done electronically via KREMT on the Norwegian Health Network. KREMT has functions to make the work with reporting easier. 

Reminders for missing messages and receipts for submitted messages are available in the KREMT portal. It is also possible to cache forms.

To encourage reporting, administrative and clinical statistics have been compiled that provide hospitals with updated results for their unit. These statistics are updated daily.

Degree of coverage and data quality

Patient group

The registry contains detailed information on all cases of cancer of the ovary, fallopian tubes and peritoneum as well as cervix (ICD 10: C56, C57, C48, C53), and information from assessment, treatment and follow-up of the patient group.

Gynecological cancers are treated with various combinations of surgery, hormone therapy, chemotherapy and radiation therapy.

Quality objectives

Treating devices

Patients with gynaecological cancer are assessed, treated and followed up by both the primary health service and the specialist health service. All doctors who provide health care to patients with gynaecological cancer are obliged to report to the Cancer Registry, which includes the Norwegian Gynecological Cancer Registry. 

Findings (Norwegian only)