stage II pancreatic cancer

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

Stage II is divided into stages IIA and IIB, based on where the cancer has spread. In stage IIA, cancer has spread to nearby tissue and organs but has not spread to nearby lymph nodes. In stage IIB, cancer has spread to nearby lymph nodes and may have spread to nearby tissue and organs.

Definition from: Cancer.gov

Stage IIA pancreatic cancer. Cancer has spread to nearby tissue and organs but has not spread to nearby lymph nodes.Stage IIB pancreatic cancer. Cancer has spread to nearby lymph nodes and may have spread to nearby tissue and organs.Cáncer de páncreas en estadio llA. El cáncer se diseminó a los tejidos y órganos cercanos pero no se ha diseminado a los ganglios linfáticos cercanos.Cáncer de páncreas en estadio IIB. El cáncer se diseminó a los ganglos linfáticos cercanos y se pudo haber diseminado a los tejidos y órganos cercanos. Date last modified: 2013-01-23