Total Management of Cancer Since 1969

Staging is the process of identifying where a cancer is located and measuring how far a cancer has spread when it is first diagnosed. Knowing the stage of your cancer helps your doctor to:

  • Determine the most effective treatment or combination of treatments for the patient.
  • Discuss the prognosis entire health care team and the patients and family
  • Determine treatment effectiveness
  • Compare larger populations with the same diagnosis to research new, more effective cancer treatments