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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 the cancer tells you how like normal cells the cancer cells look under a microscope.

This helps your doctor decide the best treatment for you. 

Staging systems and grades

Find out what stage and grade means and the different staging systems for salivary gland cancer.

TNM stages

Find out about tumour, node and metastasis (TNM) staging for salivary gland cancer.

Number stages

Read about number staging for salivary gland cancer. 

Last reviewed: 
27 Jun 2014

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