Tumour, Node and Metastasis (TNM) Staging System

The TNM Staging System is a system for CANCER STAGING.

The TNM Staging System is one of the most widely used systems for CANCER STAGING.

The TNM Staging System has been accepted by the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) and the American Joint Committee on Cancer (AJCC).

The TNM Staging System is based on:

A number is added to each letter to indicate the size or extent of the primary Tumour and the extent of cancer spread.

For further information on the TNM Staging System, see the National Cancer Institute website

This supporting information is also known by these names:
formerlyCancer TNM Staging
pluralTNM Staging Systems
fullnameTumour, Node, Metastasis Staging System