ABCD rating
A staging system for prostate cancer that uses ABCD. «A» and «B» refer to cancer that is confined to the prostate. «C» refers to cancer that has grown out of the prostate but has not spread to lymph nodes or other places in the body. «D» refers to cancer that has spread to lymph nodes or to other places in the body. Also called the Jewett staging system or the Whitmore-Jewett staging system.

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  • ABCD rating — ABCD rating, also called the Jewett staging system or the Whitmore Jewett staging system, is a staging system for prostate cancer that uses the letters A , B , C , and D .* “A” and “B” refer to cancer that is confined to the prostate. * “C”… …   Wikipedia

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  • Jewett staging system — A staging system for prostate cancer that uses ABCD. «A» and «B» refer to cancer that is confined to the prostate. «C» refers to cancer that has grown out of the prostate but has not spread to lymph nodes or other places in the body. «D» refers… …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • Whitmore-Jewett staging system — A staging system for prostate cancer that uses ABCD. «A» and «B» refer to cancer that is confined to the prostate. «C» refers to cancer that has grown out of the prostate but has not spread to lymph nodes or other places in the body. «D» refers… …   English dictionary of cancer terms

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