TNM


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TNM

 
tumor-node-metastasis; see under staging.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

TNM

Acronym for Tumor-Node-Metastasis. See: TNM staging.
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TNM descriptors of the new 8th edition with pictorial illustrations and main concern on imaging staging
In the ED group, the Child-Pugh score was worse, and the TNM stage, BCLC stage, and JIS score were higher as compared to the non-ED group.
TNM editor Men Socheata said the reporters had not committed the alleged offence.
The aim of the present study was to re-stage patients who underwent resection with the diagnosis of non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) according to the 7th TNM staging system and to determine the effect of the new system on survival.
[5] investigated the correlation between CEA levels and TNM staging in 474 patients with colorectal cancer.
Begg's rank correlation test and Egger's linear regression revealed no publication bias (Begg's test: OS, P = 0.152; DFS/RFS, P = 0806; TNM stage, P = 0711; lymph node metastasis, P = 0536; lymphatic invasion, P = 1000; tumor site, P = 1000; tumor size, P = 1000; gender, P = 0060, histological grade, P = 0707; depth of invasion, P = 0707; and distant metastasis, P = 1000) (Supplementary File 1).
In this study, we examined the association between the levels of S100A4 protein expression in the CRC tissue with the TNM stage.
The clinical stage was assigned on the basis of the 8th Edition of the TNM Classification for Lung Cancer [7].
However, the prognosis of patients with gastric cancer within the same TNM stage is usually different after receiving similar treatment [6].
The patients were evaluated by several prognostic classification systems of thyroid cancer, including European Organization for Research and Treatment of Cancer (EORTC); age, grade, extent, size (AGES); age, metastases, extent, size (AMES); the metastases, age, completeness of resection, invasion, size (MACIS); and tumor, lymph node, metastasis (TNM) stage (the 7th edition) as previously described [18, 19].