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Stages and grades

The stage of a cancer tells you how big it is and how far it’s spread. It helps your doctor decide which treatment you need. The tests and scans you have to diagnose your cancer give some information about the stage.There are different ways to stage bowel cancer.

Stages and grades of bowel cancer

Find out about the different stages and grades of bowel cancer.

TNM Staging

Find out about tumour, node and metastasis (TNM) staging.

Number stages

Find out about the number stages for bowel cancer.

Dukes' staging system

Find out what Dukes' staging for bowel cancer means.

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