Which tumors in the mediastinum have well-established staging systems?

Updated: Feb 16, 2021
  • Author: Mary C Mancini, MD, PhD, MMM; Chief Editor: John Geibel, MD, MSc, DSc, AGAF  more...
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Well-established staging systems exist for several tumors that occur within the mediastinum. Most noted are those for thymoma, lymphoma, and neuroblastoma.

No specific staging systems are described for the many other types of tumors that occur, most likely because of their rarity.


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