advanced malignant mesothelioma
Malignant mesothelioma that is stage II, III, or IV.

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  • stage II malignant mesothelioma — Cancer is found in the lining of the chest wall and the lymph nodes on the same side of the chest. Cancer may also be found in the lining of the lung, the lining of the diaphragm (the thin muscle below the lungs and heart that separates the chest …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • stage III malignant mesothelioma — Cancer has spread to the chest wall, mediastinum, heart, lining of the peritoneum, and/or beyond the diaphragm. Cancer may also have spread to lymph nodes on the other side of the chest or outside the chest. Stage III malignant mesothelioma is… …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • stage IV malignant mesothelioma — Cancer has spread to distant organs or tissues. Stage IV malignant mesothelioma is advanced malignant mesothelioma …   English dictionary of cancer terms

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  • In stage IVC, the tumor has spread beyond the lip and oral cavity to other parts of the body. Cancer may have spread to the lymph nodes. — Cancer has spread to distant organs or tissues. Stage IV malignant mesothelioma is advanced malignant mesothelioma …   English dictionary of cancer terms

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