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ON THIS PAGE: You will learn that because mastocytosis is not cancer there is no standard staging system. To see other pages in this guide, use the colored boxes on the right side of your screen, or click “Next” at the bottom.
Staging is a way of describing where the disease is located, if or where it has spread, and whether it is affecting other parts of the body. There is no standard staging system for mastocytosis. Doctors will review several factors, including the type of mastocytosis, to learn more about the disease and plan treatment.
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