Table 2. Regional Lymph Nodes (N)a

NXRegional lymph nodes cannot be assessed.
N0No regional lymph node metastasis.
N1Metastases in regional lymph node(s).

aReprinted with permission from AJCC: Kidney. In: Edge SB, Byrd DR, Compton CC, et al., eds.: AJCC Cancer Staging Manual. 7th ed. New York, NY: Springer, 2010, pp 479-89.

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