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Stages, types and grades

The type tells you what type of cell it started in. The grade tells you how much the cancer cells look like normal cells. The stage of a cancer tells you how big it is and whether it has spread. They all help your doctor decide which treatment you need.

Types and grades

See what the different types and grades of kidney cancer mean, and how they affect your treatment options.

Number stages

See what the number stages of kidney cancer mean and how they affect your treatment options.

TNM stages

See what TNM stages for kidney cancer mean and how they affect your treatment options.

Last reviewed: 
29 Feb 2016

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