stage IV melanoma

Pronunciation: (... MEH-luh-NOH-muh)

Cancer has spread to other places in the body, such as the lung, liver, brain, bone, soft tissue, gastrointestinal (GI) tract, or to places in the skin far away from where the cancer first started.

Source: NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms

Caption: Stage IV melanoma. The tumor has spread to other parts of the body.

Date last modified: 2010-08-12Melanoma TreatmentMelanoma: Tratamiento