stage IVA lip and oral cavity cancer

Stage IV is divided into stages IVA, IVB, and IVC. In stage IVA, the tumor has spread to nearby tissues in the lip and oral cavity (mouth); and/or cancer has spread to one or more lymph nodes in the neck and the involved lymph nodes are 6 centimeters (about 2 inches) or smaller.

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  • stage IV lip and oral cavity cancer — Stage IV is divided into stages IVA, IVB, and IVC. In stage IVA, the tumor has spread to nearby tissues in the lip and oral cavity (mouth); and/or cancer has spread to one or more lymph nodes in the neck and the involved lymph nodes are 6… …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • stage IVC lip and oral cavity cancer — Stage IV is divided into stages IVA, IVB, and IVC. In stage IVC, the tumor has spread beyond the lip and oral cavity (mouth) to other parts of the body. Cancer may have spread to the lymph nodes …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • stage IVB lip and oral cavity cancer — Stage IV is divided into stages IVA, IVB, and IVC. In stage IVB, the tumor has spread to one or more lymph nodes that are larger than 6 centimeters (about 2 inches); or cancer has spread to the muscles or bones in the oral cavity (mouth), or to… …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • syndrome — The aggregate of symptoms and signs associated with any morbid process, and constituting together the picture of the disease. SEE ALSO: disease. [G. s., a running together, tumultuous concourse; (in med.) a concurrence of symptoms, fr. syn,… …   Medical dictionary


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