stage IV ovarian cancer

Cancer is found in one or both ovaries and has metastasized (spread) beyond the abdomen to other parts of the body. Cancer that is found in tissues of the liver is considered stage IV disease.

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  • stage I ovarian cancer — Cancer is found in one or both of the ovaries and has not spread. Stage I is divided into stage IA, stage IB, and stage IC. In stage IA, cancer is found in a single ovary. In stage IB, cancer is found in both ovaries. In stage IC, cancer is found …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • stage III ovarian cancer — Cancer is found in one or both ovaries and has spread to other parts of the abdomen. Stage III is divided into stage IIIA, stage IIIB, and stage IIIC. In stage IIIA, the tumor is found in the pelvis only, but cancer cells have spread to the… …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • stage II ovarian cancer — Cancer is found in one or both ovaries and has spread into other areas of the pelvis. Stage II is divided into stage IIA, stage IIB, and stage IIC. In stage IIA, cancer has spread to the uterus and/or the fallopian tubes. In stage IIB, cancer has …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • stage I ovarian germ cell tumor — is divided into stages IA, IB, and IC. In stage IA, cancer is found in a single ovary. In stage IB, cancer is found in both ovaries. In stage IC, cancer is found in one or both ovaries and one of the following is true: cancer is found on the… …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • stage III ovarian germ cell tumor — is divided into stages IIIA, IIIB, and IIIC. In stage IIIA, the tumor is found in the pelvis only, but cancer cells have spread to the surface of the peritoneum (the tissue that lines the abdominal wall and covers most of the organs in the… …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • stage II ovarian germ cell tumor — is divided into stages IIA, IIB, and IIC. In stage IIA, cancer has spread to the uterus and/or the fallopian tubes (the long slender tubes through which eggs pass from the ovaries to the uterus). In stage IIB, cancer has spread to other tissue… …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • Ovarian cancer — (human) Classification and external resources Micrograph of a low malignant potential mucinous ovarian tumour. H E stain. ICD 10 …   Wikipedia

  • ovarian cancer — Malignant tumour of the ovaries. Risk factors include early age of first menstruation (before age 12), late onset of menopause (after age 52), absence of pregnancy, presence of specific genetic mutations, use of fertility drugs, and personal… …   Universalium

  • stage IV ovarian germ cell tumor — Cancer is found in one or both ovaries and has metastasized (spread) beyond the abdomen to other parts of the body. Cancer is found in the tissues of the liver …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • Ovarian Cancer National Alliance — Founded 1997 Location Washington, DC Key people Karen Orloff Kaplan, MSW, MPH,ScD (Chief Executive Officer), Christy Schmidt (Board President) Focus To advance the interests of women with ovarian cancer Website …   Wikipedia


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