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Mastocytosis - Stages

ON THIS PAGE: You will learn that because mastocytosis is not a type of cancer there is no standard staging system. To see other pages, use the menu.

Staging is a way of describing where a cancer is located, if or where it has spread, and whether it is affecting other parts of the body. Because mastocytosis is not a type of cancer, there is no standard staging system.

Liver Cancer - Stages

ON THIS PAGE: You will learn about how doctors describe a cancer’s growth or spread. This is called the stage. To see other pages, use the menu.

Staging is a way of describing where the cancer is located, if or where it has spread, and whether it is affecting other parts of the body. Staging a cancer helps determine the prognosis of the disease and the types of treatment that are most appropriate. In general, only early-stage liver cancer can be cured.

Pituitary Gland Tumor - Stages

ON THIS PAGE: You will learn about how doctors usually describe a tumor’s growth or spread, called the stage, and how this differs for a pituitary gland tumor. To see other pages, use the menu.

Staging is a way of describing where a tumor is located, if or where it has spread, and whether it is affecting other parts of the body. Doctors use diagnostic tests to find out the tumor’s stage, so staging may not be complete until all of the tests are finished.

Adrenal Gland Tumor - Stages

ON THIS PAGE: You will learn about how doctors describe a tumor’s growth or spread. This is called the stage. To see other pages, use the menu.

Staging is a way of describing where the tumor is located, if it is cancerous, if or where it has spread, and whether it is affecting other parts of the body.

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