Mastocytosis: Stages

This section has been reviewed and approved by the Cancer.Net Editorial Board, 05/2014

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 on the side of your screen.

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.

The next section helps explain the treatment options for this condition. Use the menu on the side of your screen to select Treatment Options, or you can select another section, to continue reading this guide.