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Stages and grades

The stage of a cancer tells you how big it is and whether it has spread. The grade of a cancer tells you how much the cancer cells look like normal cells. This helps your doctor decide the best treatment for you.

TNM stages

Find out what the TNM staging system is, and how it is used for nasopharyngeal cancer. 

Number stages

There are 4 number stages of nasopharyngeal cancer. They are based on the TNM staging system. Find out what they mean.

Grades

The grade of a cancer tells you how much the cancer cells look like normal cells. Read about the grades of nasopharyngeal cancer. 

Last reviewed: 
02 Sep 2014

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