stage III prostate cancer

Pronunciation: (...PROS-tayt KAN-ser)

Cancer has spread beyond the outer layer of the prostate and may have spread to the seminal vesicles. The prostate-specific antigen (PSA) level can be any level and the Gleason score can range from 2 to 10.

Source: NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms

Caption: As prostate cancer progresses from Stage I to Stage IV, the cancer cells grow within the prostate, through the outer layer of the prostate into nearby tissue, and then to lymph nodes or other parts of the body.

Date last modified: 2012-06-04Prostate Cancer TreatmentCáncer de próstata: Tratamiento