NCCN Guidelines for Patients® | Colon Cancer - page 17

NCCN Guidelines for Patients
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Colon Cancer, Version 1.2014
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Cancer staging
Colon cancer stages
Chart 2.1 Colon cancer stages
Anatomic stage/prognostic groups
Stage
T
N
M
Dukes*
MAC*
Stage 0
Tis
N0
M0
Stage I
T1
N0
M0
A
A
T2
N0
M0
A
B1
Stage IIA
T3
N0
M0
B
B2
Stage IIB
T4a
N0
M0
B
B2
Stage IIC
T4b
N0
M0
B
B3
Stage IIIA
T1–T2
N1/N1c
M0
C
C1
T1
N2a
M0
C
C1
Stage IIIB
T3–T4a
N1/N1c
M0
C
C2
T2–T3
N2a
M0
C
C1/C2
T1–T2
N2b
M0
C
C1
Stage IIIC
T4a
N2a
M0
C
C2
T3–T4a
N2b
M0
C
C2
T4b
N1–N2
M0
C
C3
Stage IVA
Any T
Any N
M1a
Stage IVB
Any T
Any N
M1b
* Dukes B is a composite of better (T3 N0 M0) and worse (T4 N0 M0) prognostic groups, as is Dukes C (Any T N1
M0 and Any T N2 M0). MAC is the modified Astler-Coller classification.
Used with the permission of the American Joint Committee on Cancer (AJCC), Chicago, Illinois. The original
source for this material is the AJCC Cancer Staging Manual, Seventh Edition (2010), published by Springer
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