stage IV colorectal cancer

stage IV colorectal cancer
Cancer may have spread to nearby lymph nodes and has spread to other parts of the body, such as the liver or lungs. Also called Dukes D colorectal cancer.

English dictionary of cancer terms . 2015.

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  • stage II colorectal cancer — Cancer has spread outside the colon and/or rectum to nearby tissue, but it has not gone into the lymph nodes. Also called Dukes B colorectal cancer …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • stage III colorectal cancer — Tumor cells have spread to organs and lymph nodes near the colon/rectum. Also called Dukes C colorectal cancer …   English dictionary of cancer terms

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  • stage 0 colorectal carcinoma in situ — Abnormal cells are found in the innermost lining of the colon and/or rectum. These abnormal cells may become cancer and spread into nearby normal tissue …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • Dukes A colorectal cancer — Cancer has spread beyond the innermost lining of the colon and/or rectum to the second and third layers and involves the inside wall of the colon and/or rectum, but it has not spread to the outer wall or outside the colon and/or rectum. Also… …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • Dukes B colorectal cancer — Cancer has spread outside the colon and/or rectum to nearby tissue, but it has not gone into the lymph nodes. Also called stage II colorectal cancer …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • Dukes D colorectal cancer — Cancer may have spread to nearby lymph nodes and has spread to other parts of the body, such as the liver or lungs. Also called stage IV colorectal cancer …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • Dukes C colorectal cancer — Tumor cells have spread to organs and lymph nodes near the colon/rectum. Also called stage III colorectal cancer …   English dictionary of cancer terms

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