How are soft-tissue tumors staged?

Updated: Dec 03, 2018
  • Author: Vinod B Shidham, MD, FRCPath; Chief Editor: Omohodion (Odion) Binitie, MD  more...
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Histologic grading is an important prognostic factor in sarcomas. Therefore, the usual tumor-node-metastases (TNM) scheme is modified into a grade-tumor-node-metastases (GTNM) scheme for classifying soft-tissue tumors.


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