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 to cancer that has spread to lymph nodes or to other places in the body. Also called the ABCD rating or the Whitmore-Jewett staging system.

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  • 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… …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • Ci — Abbreviation for curie. * * * first concept [UMLS]; first cranial nerve; prostatic tumor with extracapsular extension and negative margins [Jewett staging system]; tumor with metastases to lymph nodes without involvement of perirectal adipose… …   Medical dictionary

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