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Table 2. Definition of TNM Stage I

Stage  TNM Description Illustration 
IT1, N0, M0T1 = Tumor invades subepithelial connective tissue.
N0 = No lymph node metastasis.
M0 = No distant metastasis.

T = primary tumor; N = regional lymph nodes; M = distant metastasis.
Reprinted with permission from AJCC: Urinary bladder. In: Edge SB, Byrd DR, Compton CC, et al., eds.: AJCC Cancer Staging Manual. 7th ed. New York, NY: Springer, 2010, pp 497–505.