stage IV endometrial cancer

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Cancer has spread beyond the pelvis. Stage IV is divided into stages IVA and IVB, based on how far the cancer has spread. In stage IVA, cancer has spread to the bladder and/or bowel wall. In stage IVB, cancer has spread to other parts of the body beyond the pelvis, including the abdomen and/or lymph nodes in the groin.

Source: NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms

Caption: Stage IVA endometrial cancer. Cancer has spread into the bladder and/or bowel.

Caption: Stage IVB endometrial cancer. The cancer has spread to parts of the body outside the pelvis, such as the abdomen and/or lymph nodes in the groin.

Date last modified: 2012-10-17Endometrial Cancer TreatmentCáncer de endometrio: Tratamiento