stage IV ovarian epithelial, fallopian tube, and primary peritoneal cancer

Pronunciation: (... oh-VAYR-ee-un EH-pih-THEE-lee-ul fuh-LOH-pee-in ... PRY-mayr-ee PAYR-ih-toh-NEE-ul KAN-ser)

Cancer has spread beyond the abdomen to other parts of the body. Stage IV is divided into stages IVA and IVB. In stage IVA, cancer cells are found in extra fluid that builds up around the lungs. In stage IVB, cancer has spread to organs and tissues outside the abdomen, including lymph nodes in the groin.

Source: NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms

Caption: In stage IV, cancer has spread beyond the abdomen to other parts of the body. In stage IVA, cancer cells are found in extra fluid that builds up around the lungs. In stage IVB, cancer has spread to organs and tissues outside the abdomen, including the lung, liver, bone, and lymph nodes in the groin.

Date last modified: 2016-01-27Ovarian Epithelial, Fallopian Tube, and Primary Peritoneal Cancer TreatmentCáncer epitelial de ovario, de trompa de Falopio y primario de peritoneo: Tratamiento