stage IV kidney cancer

Cancer has spread (1) beyond the layer of fatty tissue around the kidney and may be found in 1 nearby lymph node; or (2) to 2 or more nearby lymph nodes; or (3) to other organs, such as the bowel, pancreas, or lungs, and may be found in nearby lymph nodes. Also called stage IV renal cell cancer.

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  • stage III kidney cancer — Cancer is found in either (1) the kidney and in 1 nearby lymph node; or (2) an adrenal gland or in the layer of fatty tissue around the kidney, and may be found in 1 nearby lymph node; or (3) the main blood vessels of the kidney and may be found… …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • stage I kidney cancer — The tumor is 7 centimeters or smaller and is found in the kidney only. Also called stage I renal cell cancer …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • stage II kidney cancer — The tumor is larger than 7 centimeters and is found in the kidney only. Also called stage II renal cell cancer …   English dictionary of cancer terms

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  • stage III renal cell cancer — Cancer is found in (1) the kidney and in 1 nearby lymph node; or (2) an adrenal gland or in the layer of fatty tissue around the kidney, and may be found in 1 nearby lymph node; or (3) the main blood vessels of the kidney and may be found in 1… …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • stage IV renal cell cancer — Cancer has spread (1) beyond the layer of fatty tissue around the kidney and may be found in 1 nearby lymph node; or (2) to 2 or more nearby lymph nodes; or (3) to other organs, such as the bowel, pancreas, or lungs, and may be found in nearby… …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • stage I renal cell cancer — The tumor is 7 centimeters or smaller and is found in the kidney only. Also called stage I kidney cancer …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • stage II renal cell cancer — The tumor is larger than 7 centimeters and is found in the kidney only. Also called stage II kidney cancer …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • stage II Wilms tumor — Cancer spread out of the kidney to nearby soft tissue or to blood vessels of the kidney and was completely removed by surgery. No cancer cells were found at the edges of the area where the cancer was removed …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • stage III transitional cell cancer of the renal pelvis and ureter — Cancer has spread either (1) to the layer of fat outside the renal pelvis and/or ureter; or (2) into the wall of the kidney …   English dictionary of cancer terms


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