stage IVC hypopharyngeal cancer

Stage IV hypopharyngeal cancer is divided into stages IVA, IVB, and IVC. In stage IVC, cancer has spread beyond the hypopharynx to other parts of the body.

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  • stage IVA hypopharyngeal cancer — Stage IV hypopharyngeal cancer is divided into stages IVA, IVB, and IVC. In stage IVA, the tumor is (1) any size and has spread to nearby soft tissue, connective tissue, the thyroid, or the esophagus; cancer may be found either in one lymph node… …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • stage IVB hypopharyngeal cancer — Stage IV hypopharyngeal cancer is divided into stages IVA, IVB, and IVC. In stage IVB, the tumor either (1) has spread to nearby soft tissue, connective tissue, blood vessels, the thyroid, or the esophagus, and may have spread to lymph nodes of… …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • Hypopharyngeal cancer — is a disease in which malignant cells grow in the hypopharynx (the area where the larynx and esophagus meet). [http://www.cancer.gov/cancerinfo/pdq/treatment/hypopharyngeal/patient/ National Cancer Institute. General Information About… …   Wikipedia


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