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What are the different stages of this cancer?

What are the different stages of this cancer?

Stages I-IV: There are different classification systems for different kinds of cancer, but the most common one is called the tnm system, popularized by the ajcc. T stands for tumor, n stands for nodes (lymph nodes), and m stands for metastasis (spread to distant organs). Stage i cancer is usually limited to the organ of origin, stage iii often means spread to lymph nodes, and stage IV means distant spread. ...Read more

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Dr. Barry Rosen
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Cancer (Definition)

Cancer is a group of diseases that is characterized by uncontrolled cell growth leading to invasion of surrounding tissues that spread to other parts of the body. Cancer can begin anywhere in the body and is usually related to one or more genetic mutations that allow normal cells to become malignant by interfering with internal cellular control mechanisms, such as programmed cell death or by preventing ...Read more


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What are the different stages of skin cancer?

What are the different stages of skin cancer?

Depth and metastasis: In melanoma the stage is dependent on the depth of the primary tumor, the prescence of ulceration and mitoses, and whether the cancer has spread to lymph nodes or distant organs. ...Read more

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What are the different stages of thyroid cancer?

What are the different stages of thyroid cancer?

Thyroid ca stage: If you are under 45, you can only be stage I in the thyroid or II with distant mets to the lungs, etc. Over 45, the staging is more proscriptive. T1 less than 1 cm. T2 1-4 cm. T3 (liothyronine) > 4 cm. T4 extra thyroidal extension. Nodal metastasis is staged N1a for central neck nodes, N1b for lateral neck nodes. M1 is for distant mets. ...Read more

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What are the different stages of cervical cancer?

What are the different stages of cervical cancer?

Stages I - IV.: Stage i cervical cancer is when the tumor is confined within the uterus. Stage ii is when the cancer invades beyond the uterus, but not yet to the pelvic wall or the lower third of the vagina. Stage iii is when the tumor spreads to the wall of the pelvis or lower third of the vagina, or causes kidney problems. Stage IV is when the cancer invades the bladder, rectum, or extends outside the pelvis. ...Read more

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What are the different stages of kidney cancer?

What are the different stages of kidney cancer?

Variable: Simply: local regional metastatic - widespread their are sizes, grades, histology and more formal tmn stages. ...Read more

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What are the different stages of breast cancer?

What are the different stages of breast cancer?

Stages of BC: Here is a great website that explains. http://www.nationalbreastcancer.org/breast-cancer-stages?gclid=cp7kvsbdprmcfyzm4aod9s4axa. ...Read more

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What are the different stages in eye cancer?

What are the different stages in eye cancer?

Eye cancer: There are many different types of eye lid, adnexa and eye cancer, and without knowing the anatomical location there is no simple answer. ...Read more

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What are the different type of cancer?

What are the different type of cancer?

Too many to list: The two major types are carcinoma and sarcoma and both types affect different organs. See this site for more information about cancer. http://www.cancer.gov/ ...Read more

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What are the different kinds of cancer?

Cancers are...: classified by the type of cell or tissue from which they arise. This is determined by microscopic examination of a biopsy by a pathologist. Cancers of epithelial cells (which line the skin and organ surfaces) are called carcinomas, and are the most common. Sarcomas arise from connective tissues are less common, as are cancers of blood cells like leukemia and lymphoma. Many subtypes exist. ...Read more

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What are the different cancers descriptions?

What are the different cancers descriptions?

Many: Cancers can be classified in different ways, be it by the organ it started at, by its microscopic description, by its stage, and even by its molecular or genetic characteristics. Your question is good but too open ended to answer in a short space. Maybe you can narrow it a bit. Regards. ...Read more