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    Gastric Cancer Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Health Professional Information [NCI] - Stage Information for Gastric Cancer

    Table 3. Distant Metastasisa

    a Reprinted with permission from AJCC: Stomach. In: Edge SB, Byrd DR, Compton CC, et al., eds.: AJCC Cancer Staging Manual. 7th ed. New York, NY: Springer, 2010, pp 117-26.
    M0 No distant metastasis.
    M1 Distant metastasis.

    Table 4. Anatomic Stage/Prognostic Groupsa

    Stage T N M
    a Reprinted with permission from AJCC: Stomach. In: Edge SB, Byrd DR, Compton CC, et al., eds.: AJCC Cancer Staging Manual. 7th ed. New York, NY: Springer, 2010, pp 117-26.
    0 Tis N0 M0
    IA T1 N0 M0
    IB T2 N0 M0
    T1 N1 M0
    IIA T3 N0 M0
    T2 N1 M0
    T1 N2 M0
    IIB T4a N0 M0
    T3 N1 M0
    T2 N2 M0
    T1 N3 M0
    IIIA T4a N1 M0
    T3 N2 M0
    T2 N3 M0
    IIIB T4b N0 M0
    T4b N1 M0
    T4a N2 M0
    T3 N3 M0
    IIIC T4b N2 M0
    T4b N3 M0
    T4a N3 M0
    IV Any T Any N M1

    References:

    1. Stomach. In: Edge SB, Byrd DR, Compton CC, et al., eds.: AJCC Cancer Staging Manual. 7th ed. New York, NY: Springer, 2010, p 120.
    2. Roder JD, Böttcher K, Busch R, et al.: Classification of regional lymph node metastasis from gastric carcinoma. German Gastric Cancer Study Group. Cancer 82 (4): 621-31, 1998.
    3. Ichikura T, Tomimatsu S, Uefuji K, et al.: Evaluation of the New American Joint Committee on Cancer/International Union against cancer classification of lymph node metastasis from gastric carcinoma in comparison with the Japanese classification. Cancer 86 (4): 553-8, 1999.

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    Last Updated: May 28, 2015
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