TNM 6 Exercise
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T2 NX M0 Stage Group UNK
T2 (Tumor more than 7cm in dimension limited to kidney) NX (Questionable but not definite information about LN involvement from PET scan) M0 (CT, PET scans negative for distant mets)
T2 N2 M0 Stage Group IV
T2 (Tumor more than 7cm in dimension limited to kidney) N2 (Metastasis in more than one regional lymph node) M0 (CT, PET scan negative. Per TNM 6th edition, clinical information can be used to code the pathologic M category if sufficient tissue was removed to code the highest T and highest N categories)