Staging of bone tumors: A review with illustrative examples

Gregory S. Stacy*, Ravinder S. Mahal, Terrance D. Peabody

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OBJECTIVE. The radiologist plays an important role in the workup and staging of bone tumors. The purpose of this article is to review that role and to discuss recent changes to the primary malignant bone tumor staging system developed by the American Joint Committee on Cancer. CONCLUSION. Knowledge of staging parameters for the diagnosis and management of bone tumors will help the radiologist to generate meaningful reports for the referring physician.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)967-976
Number of pages10
JournalAmerican Journal of Roentgenology
Issue number4
StatePublished - Apr 2006


  • Bone cancer
  • Musculoskeletal imaging
  • Musculoskeletal system
  • Oncologic imaging

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging


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