Stages of nasopharyngeal cancer

The stage of a cancer tells you about the size of the tumour and whether it has spread. Your doctor uses this information to help them decide on treatment.

TNM stages of nasopharyngeal cancer

Doctors use a staging system called TNM. The letters stand for tumour, node and metastasis.

Number stages of nasopharyngeal cancer

There are 4 number stages of nasopharyngeal cancer. They are based on the TNM staging system. 

Last reviewed: 
09 Feb 2021
Next review due: 
09 Feb 2024
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