stage IV cervical cancer

Cancer has spread to the bladder, rectum, or other parts of the body. Stage IV is divided into stages IVA and IVB. In stage IVA, cancer has spread to the bladder or rectal wall and may have spread to lymph nodes in the pelvis. In stage IVB, cancer has spread beyond the pelvis and pelvic lymph nodes to other places in the body, such as the abdomen, liver, intestinal tract, or lungs.

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  • stage I cervical cancer — Cancer is found in the cervix only. Stage I is divided into stages IA and IB, based on the amount of cancer that is found. In stage IA, a very small amount of cancer that can only be seen with a microscope is found in the tissues of the cervix.… …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • stage III cervical cancer — Cancer has spread to the lower third of the vagina and may have spread to the pelvic wall (the tissues that line the part of the body between the hips), and nearby lymph nodes. Stage III is divided into stages IIIA and IIIB, based on now far the… …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • stage II cervical cancer — Cancer has spread beyond the cervix but not to the pelvic wall (the tissues that line the part of the body between the hips). Stage II is divided into stages IIA and IIB, based on how far the cancer has spread. In stage IIA, cancer has spread to… …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • Cervical cancer — Classification and external resources Histopathologic image (H E stain) of carcinoma in situ, stage 0. ICD 10 C …   Wikipedia

  • cervical cancer — ▪ pathology Introduction       disease characterized by the abnormal growth of cells in the cervix, the region of the uterus that joins the vagina. Cervical cancer was once a common cause of cancer deaths in women, but fatalities have been… …   Universalium

  • cervical cancer — (cervical carcinoma) cancer of the neck (cervix) of the uterus. The tumour may develop from the surface epithelium of the cervix (squamous carcinoma) or from the epithelial lining of the cervical canal (adenocarcinoma). In both cases the tumour… …   Medical dictionary

  • stage 0 cervical carcinoma in situ — Abnormal cells are found in the cervical epithelium (the innermost lining of the cervix). These abnormal cells may become cancer and spread into nearby normal tissue. Also called cervical squamous intraepithelial neoplasia 3 and CIN 3 …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • cervical cancer — cervical carcinoma cancer of the neck (cervix) of the uterus. The tumour may develop from the surface epithelium of the cervix (squamous carcinoma) or from the epithelial lining of the cervical canal (adenocarcinoma). In both cases the tumour is… …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • cervical squamous intraepithelial neoplasia 3 — Abnormal cells are found in the cervical epithelium (the innermost lining of the cervix). These abnormal cells may become cancer and spread into nearby normal tissue. Also called stage 0 cervical carcinoma in situ and CIN 3 …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • Cervical screening — is a way of preventing cervical cancer from developing, and diagnosing the disease at an early stage. In the USA, cervical screening is usually performed using the Pap test (or smear test ),[1] though the UK screening programmes changed the… …   Wikipedia


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