Stage of disease

What is Stage of disease?

Stage of disease meaning This is a group of cases with similar prognoses. Terms frequently used to describe stage of disease are: localized (if limited to the primary site), regional (if the disease has spread to adjacent organs or tissues and/or regional lymph nodes), and distant (if the cancer has spread to distant organs or nodes.)

 

reference: national Cancer Institute – Glossary for Registrars

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