Tumor Tip of the Week-Colonoscopy cTX - Omega Healthcare

Tumor Tip of the Week-Colonoscopy cTX

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Scenario: 2022

  • Patient presents to facility for colonoscopy which shows a mass in the cecum, biopsy is positive for invasive adenocarcinoma

Question:  How would you assign cT?

  • cTX

Answer: cTX

The colonoscopy does not provide enough information to access how far the tumor extended, please refer to the resources below.

AJCC Curriculum for Registrars https://www.facs.org/quality-programs/cancer-programs/american-joint-committee-on-cancer/staging-education/registrar/

• Refer to Lesson 23

CAnswer Forum Post https://cancerbulletin.facs.org/forums/node/131084

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