Items tagged “staging”

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Testicular cancer (staging)

The staging for testicular tumors is performed according to the TNM system with staging groupings. It can be remembered in its abbreviated form as:  stage I: confined to testis, epididymis, spermatic cord, scrotum stage II: lymph nodes involved but no distant metastases and serum tumor markers...

Bismuth-Corlette classification

The Bismuth-Corlette classification is a classification system for perihilar cholangiocarcinomas, which is based on the extent of ductal infiltration.   Classification type I limited to the common hepatic duct, below the level of the confluence of the right and left hepatic ducts type II in...

Ovarian cancer (staging)

The most commonly adopted ovarian cancer staging system is the FIGO staging system. The most recent staging system is from 2014 1: CT is considered the best imaging modality for staging ovarian cancer. 4. stage I:  tumor limited to the ovaries stage Ia:  ​tumor limited to one ovary capsule ...

Colorectal carcinoma - extramural spread (gross pathology)

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Andrew Ryan
Published 24 May 2012
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Metastatic Merkel cell carcinoma

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Anna Margherita Maffione
Published 05 Jan 2015
85% complete
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Hepatocellular carcinoma (staging)

Hepatocellular carcinoma staging classifications supersede the typical TNM staging system seen in most other epithelial cancers, as the TNM staging system has been found to not be as prognostically useful for stratification of patients with hepatocellular carcinoma. Several substitute staging sy...

Liver cancer (BCLC staging)

Barcelona clinic liver cancer (BCLC) staging uses a set of criteria to guide management of patients with hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). The classification takes the following variables into account 1,2: performance status (PS)  Child-Pugh score radiologic tumor extent tumor size multiple ...

Barcelona clinic liver cancer (BCLC) staging classification

 Diagnosis not applicable
Dr Matt A. Morgan
Published 17 Feb 2015
32% complete

Okuda staging system

The Okuda staging system was an advance on earlier hepatocellular (HCC) staging classifications, in that it incorporated both cancer-related variables and liver function related variables to determine prognosis 1: disease involving >50% of hepatic parenchyma ascites albumin ≤3 mg/dL bilirubi...

Cholangiocarcinoma (staging)

Cholangiocarcinoma staging is dependent on whether the tumor is primarily intrahepatic (ICC), hilar/perihilar (Klatskin), or extrahepatic. Tumor resection is currently the most optimal treatment and the ability of the tumor to infiltrate longitudinally and radially along the biliary tree necess...

Lung cancer (staging - IASLC 8th edition)

The IASLC (International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer) 8th edition lung cancer staging system was introduced in 2016 and supersedes the IASLC 7th edition.  Standard-of-care lung cancer staging ideally should be performed in a multidisciplinary meeting using the information provided ...

Intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma (staging - AJCC/UICC 8th edition)

The American Joint Committee on Cancer (AJCC)/Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) introduced a unique staging system for the intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma in their 7th edition in 2010. They further refined the staging system in the 8th edition. TNM system T: primary tumor Tx: prim...

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