Whitmore-Jewett staging system
Whitmore-Jewett staging system(hwit′mor″joo′ĭt)
[Hugh Jewett, U.S. urologist, 1903–1990]
A method of staging prostate cancer. The cancer either is confined entirely to the prostate gland or has spread to regional lymph nodes or, in the worse case, has spread to distant tissues such as bones.
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