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  • Updated: 11/15/2012

Table 1. Primary Tumor (T)a

TXPrimary tumor cannot be assessed.
T0No evidence of primary tumor.
T1Tumor ≤5 cm in greatest dimension, no extra-adrenal invasion.
T2Tumor >5 cm, no extra-adrenal invasion.
T3Tumor of any size with local invasion, but not invading adjacent organs.b
T4Tumor of any size with invasion of adjacent organs.b

aReprinted with permission from AJCC: Adrenal. In: Edge SB, Byrd DR, Compton CC, et al., eds.: AJCC Cancer Staging Manual. 7th ed. New York, NY: Springer, 2010, pp 515-20.
bAdjacent organs include kidney, diaphragm, great vessels, pancreas, spleen, and liver.