stage II pancreatic cancer

Pronunciation: (... PAN-kree-A-tik KAN-ser)

Stage II is divided into stages IIA and IIB, depending on the size of the tumor and where the cancer has spread. In stage IIA, the tumor is larger than 4 centimeters. In stage IIB, the tumor is any size and cancer has spread to 1 to 3 nearby lymph nodes.

Source: NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms

Caption: Stage IIA pancreatic cancer. The tumor is larger than 4 centimeters.

Caption: Stage IIB pancreatic cancer. The tumor is any size and cancer has spread to 1 to 3 nearby lymph nodes.

Date last modified: 2018-05-20Pancreatic Cancer Treatment