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Childhood Rhabdomyosarcoma 03 Stage Information

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Location: http://www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/pdq/treatment/childrhabdomyosarcoma/HealthProfessional/page3

Description: Staging of rhabdomyosarcoma is relatively complex. The process includes:
Assigning a local tumor Group (status postsurgical resection/biopsy).
Assigning stage (consider site, size, Group, presence/absence of metastases).
Assigning a risk group (consider stage, Group, and histology). This page gives details of the staging system used by the Soft Tissue Sarcoma Committee of the Childrens Oncology Group (STSC-COG)

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Institution: National Cancer Institute
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Language: English

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Added: Mon Jul 09 2007
Last Modified: Tue Jul 10 2007