Chapter 4. Staging of Tumours

  1. Robert Souhami CBE, MD, FRCP, FRCR, F Med Sci1 and
  2. Jeffrey Tobias MA (Cantab), MD, FRCP, FRCR2

Published Online: 12 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470994887.ch4

Cancer and its Management, Fifth Edition

Cancer and its Management, Fifth Edition

How to Cite

Souhami, R. and Tobias, J. (2005) Staging of Tumours, in Cancer and its Management, Fifth Edition, Blackwell Science Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470994887.ch4

Author Information

  1. 1

    Director of Policy and Communication Cancer Research UK, London UK and Emeritus Professor of Medicine, University College London, London, UK

  2. 2

    Professor of Cancer Medicine University College London, London UK and Consultant in Clinical Oncology, The Meyerstein Institute of Oncology, The Middlesex Hospital, London, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 12 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 14 JUN 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405126366

Online ISBN: 9780470994887

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Keywords:

  • tumours staging;
  • staging notation;
  • lymph node involvement;
  • staging techniques;
  • computed tomography

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Staging Notation

  • Staging Techniques

  • Diagnosis of Specific Metastatic Sites

  • The Role of Surgery in Diagnosis and Staging

  • Tumour Markers

  • References

  • Further Reading