Clinical classification

What is Clinical classification?

Clinical classification meaning The pre-treatment clinical classification designated TNM (or cTNM) is essential to select and evaluate therapy. This is based on evidence acquired before treatment. Such evidence is based on:1. Physical examination2. Imaging3. Endoscopy4. Biopsy5. Surgical exploration and other relevant examinations Comparison between between cTNM and pTNM can help in evaluating the accuracy of the clinical and imaging methods used to determine the cTNM. See also pathological classification.

 

reference: national Cancer Institute – Glossary for Registrars

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