ON THIS PAGE: You will learn about how doctors describe neuroblastoma’s growth or spread. This is called the stage. To see other pages, use the menu on the side of your screen.
Staging is a way of describing a cancer, such as where it 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 cancer's stage, so staging may not be complete until all of the tests are finished.