stage IV hypopharynx cancer

stage IV hypopharynx cancer
The tumor has spread to nearby tissues and lymph nodes of the neck and may have spread to other parts of the body.

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  • stage IV nasopharyngeal cancer — is divided into stages IVA, IVB, and IVC. In stage IVA, cancer has spread beyond the nasopharynx and may have spread to the cranial nerves, the hypopharynx (bottom part of the throat), areas in and around the side of the skull or jawbone, and/or… …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • stage IVC hypopharyngeal cancer — Stage IV hypopharyngeal cancer is divided into stages IVA, IVB, and IVC. In stage IVC, cancer has spread beyond the hypopharynx to other parts of the body …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • stage III hypopharyngeal cancer — In stage III hypopharyngeal cancer the tumor is (1) found only in one area of the hypopharynx and is 2 centimeters or smaller; cancer has also spread to a single lymph node on the same side of the neck and the lymph node is 3 centimeters or… …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • stage I hypopharyngeal cancer — The tumor is found only in one area of the hypopharynx and is 2 centimeters or smaller …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • stage II hypopharyngeal cancer — The tumor is either (1) larger than 2 centimeters but not larger than 4 centimeters and has not spread to the larynx (voice box); or (2) found in more than one area of the hypopharynx or in nearby tissues …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • stage 0 hypopharyngeal carcinoma in situ — Abnormal cells are found in the lining of the hypopharynx. These abnormal cells may become cancer and spread into nearby normal tissue …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • Hypopharyngeal cancer — is a disease in which malignant cells grow in the hypopharynx (the area where the larynx and esophagus meet). [http://www.cancer.gov/cancerinfo/pdq/treatment/hypopharyngeal/patient/ National Cancer Institute. General Information About… …   Wikipedia

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