stage III pancreatic cancer

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

Cancer has spread to the major blood vessels near the pancreas, and may have spread to nearby lymph nodes.

Definition from: Cancer.gov

Stage III pancreatic cancer. Cancer has spread to the major blood vessels near the pancreas. These include the superior mesenteric artery, celiac axis, common hepatic artery, and portal vein. Cancer may have spread to nearby lymph nodes.Cáncer de páncreas en estadio lll. El cáncer se diseminó a los vasos sanguíneos mayores cerca del páncreas. Estos incluyen la arteria mesentérica superior, el axis celíaco, la arteria hepática común y la vena porta. El cáncer se pudo haber diseminado a los ganglios linfáticos cercanos. Date last modified: 2013-01-23