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Cancer staging

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Staging cancer in 2 mins!

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What is cancer staging and how does it work?

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TNM - Tumor Grade and Stage

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Breast Cancer Staging

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What is cancer staging?

Cancer staging is the process of determining the extent to which a cancer has developed by growing and spreading. Contemporary practice is to assign a number from I to IV to a cancer, with I being an isolated cancer and IV being a cancer that has spread to the limit of what the assessment measures. The stage generally takes into account the size of a tumor, whether it has invaded adjacent organs, how many regional (nearby) lymph nodes it has spread to, and whether it has appeared in more distant locations (metastasized).