What are stages of tumor (T) in pancreatic cancer?

Updated: Mar 07, 2019
  • Author: Tomislav Dragovich, MD, PhD; Chief Editor: N Joseph Espat, MD, MS, FACS  more...
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See the list below:

  • TX - Primary tumor cannot be assessed

  • T0 - No evidence of primary tumor

  • Tis - Carcinoma in situ

  • T1 - Tumor limited to the pancreas, 2 cm or smaller in greatest dimension

  • T2 - Tumor limited to the pancreas, larger than 2 cm in greatest dimension

  • T3 - Tumor extension beyond the pancreas (eg, duodenum, bile duct, portal or superior mesenteric vein) but not involving the celiac axis or superior mesenteric artery

  • T4 - Tumor involves the celiac axis or superior mesenteric arteries


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