The size of the tumour extending outside of the primary site of cancer.
This applies to both patients treated with and without surgery. In non-surgical cases, the extent of tumour outside the primary site may be assessed by imaging. For example, by using a CT scan, or ultrasound guided core biopsy.
Cancer Australia Project Working Group, 2010.
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