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tu·mor stage

the extent of the spread of a malignant neoplasm from its site of origin.
See also: TNM staging.

tu·mor stage

(tū'mŏr stāj)
The extent of the spread of a malignant neoplasm from its site of origin.
See also: TNM staging
Synonym(s): tumour stage.
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Among these, tumour stage is the most important predictor of disease prognosis for RCC.
These methods, using log-ranks, were also employed to evaluate differences in stage progression according to original tumour stage, HIV status and histological grade.
Even greater effectiveness was seen after adjustment for tumour stage and treatment.
We present measurements in plasma of prostate cancer patients characterised by PSA, tumour stage and Gleason score using GC/MS for sarcosine methodology (9,10) to elaborate further on the suitability of sarcosine as a marker for prostate cancer.
Data on tumour stage, grade, and treatment from the South East Region Prostate Cancer Register were used as the main outcome measure, as was prostate cancer-specific mortality up to 31 December 2008.
In conclusion, our results provide the evidence that cyclin D1 is overexpressed in a majority of patients with tobacco-related OSCC and that it is associated with aggressive clinicopathological features such as advanced age, tumour stage, lymph node metastasis as well as aggressive DNA pattern (aneuploidy and high S phase) in these patients.
While CTCL is often regarded as a low-grade lymphoma, it is slowly progressive and can take anywhere from several years to upwards of ten to reach tumour stage.
Based on these prognostic factors subgroups were defined and selected by CART with tumour stage and age as factors.
For instance, searching for metastatic disease at an earlier tumour stage or thinner Breslow thickness using CT or positron emission tomography (PET) scans.
In this study, our objective was to review the clinical symptoms, tumour stage and grade, tumour size and multiple foci properties of tumours in patients aged 40 or below who were diagnosed and operated in our clinic for UBC.
Clinical tumour stage was determined by digital rectal examination (DRE) as T1 = (clinically benign), T2 = palpable cancer confined to the prostate, T3 = invasion of the prostatic capsule, or T4 = involvement of peri-prostatic tissues.
And now, they have revealed that a tumour's oxygen supply can significantly predict a patient's outcome following treatment, independent from tumour stage or Gleason score-a classification of the grade of prostate cancer.

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