stage IV skin cancer


stage IV skin cancer
Cancer has spread to other parts of the body.

English dictionary of cancer terms . 2015.

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  • stage I skin cancer — The tumor is no larger than 2 centimeters …   English dictionary of cancer terms

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  • stage III breast cancer — Stage III is divided into stages IIIA and IIIB. In stage IIIA breast cancer, the cancer (1) is smaller than 5 centimeters (2 inches) and has spread to the lymph nodes in the armpit, which have grown into each other or into other structures and… …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • stage IIIB breast cancer — Stage III breast cancer is divided into stages IIIA, IIIB, and IIIC. In stage IIIB, the cancer may be any size, has spread to tissues near the breast (the skin or chest wall, including the ribs and muscles in the chest), and may have spread to… …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • stage II penile cancer — Cancer has spread to connective tissue just under the skin of the penis and to one lymph node in the groin; or cancer has spread to erectile tissue (spongy tissue that fills with blood to make an erection) and may have spread to one lymph node in …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • stage I penile cancer — Cancer is found in connective tissue just under the skin of the penis …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • skin cancer — Malignant tumour of the skin, including some of the most common human cancers. Though recognizable at an early stage, it has a significant death rate. Light skinned people have the highest risk but can reduce it by limiting exposure to sunlight… …   Universalium

  • stage 0 skin carcinoma in situ — Abnormal cells are found in the squamous cell or basal cell layer of the epidermis (topmost layer of the skin). These abnormal cells may become cancer and spread into nearby normal tissue …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • stage IV mycosis fungoides and the Sézary syndrome — Stage IV is divided into stages IVA and IVB. In stage IVA, most of the skin is reddened, and any amount of the skin is covered with patches and/or plaques (areas of abnormal tissue) or tumors (lumps of malignant cells). Cancer has spread to lymph …   English dictionary of cancer terms


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