y pathologic stage tumor-node-metastasis [classification](English)

  • deals with the extent of cancer after therapy. In those cases in which classification is performed during or after initial multimodality therapy, the cTNM or pTNM category is identified by a “y” prefix. The ycTNM or ypTNM categorizes the extent of tumor that actually is present at the time of each respective examination. The “y” categorization is not an estimate of the extent of tumor before multimodality therapy
  • TNM, pTNM
  • Oncology, Classification, Pathology
  • https://doi.org…1002/cncr.21887