Cancer is a complex illness that morphs and spreads throughout your body. The treatment for cancer depends entirely on the stage that cancer is caught. The chart below explains the how prostate, breast and colon cancers progress.
The Dr. Oz Show disclaimer: Cancer staging is complex. The below stages are merely meant to be a guide. Each cancer needs to be staged and treated individually, with medical consultation.
Chart courtesy of TIME. Click here for more information about cancer from TIME Magazine.