stage IV nonmelanoma skin cancer

Pronunciation: (… non-MEH-luh-NOH-muh skin KAN-ser)

The tumor is any size and may have spread to the jaw, eye socket, or side of the skull. Cancer has spread to one lymph node on the same side of the body as the tumor and the affected node is larger than 3 centimeters but not larger than 6 centimeters, or cancer has spread to more than one lymph node on one or both sides of the body and the affected nodes are not larger than 6 centimeters; or, the tumor is any size and may have spread to the jaw, eye socket, skull, spine, or ribs. Cancer has spread to one lymph node that is larger than 6 centimeters; or, the tumor is any size and has spread to the base of the skull, spine, or ribs. Cancer may have spread to the lymph nodes; or, cancer has spread to other parts of the body, such as the lung.

Definition from: Cancer.gov

Stage IV nonmelanoma skin cancer (1). The tumor is any size. Cancer has spread to one lymph node that is larger than 3 centimeters but not larger than 6 centimeters and is on the same side of the body as the tumor; OR to more than one lymph node 6 centimeters or smaller on one or both sides of the body; OR to one lymph node that is larger than 6 centimeters.Stage IV nonmelanoma skin cancer (2). The tumor is any size and has spread to the base of the skull, spine, ribs, lung, or other parts of the body.Cáncer de la piel no melanoma en estadio IV (1). El tumor es de cualquier tamaño. El cáncer se diseminó hasta un ganglio linfático que mide más de tres centímetros, pero no más de seis centímetros, y está del mismo lado del cuerpo que el tumor; O hasta más de un ganglio linfático de seis centímetros o menos en uno o ambos lados del cuerpo; O hasta un ganglio linfático de más de seis centímetros.Cáncer de la piel no melanoma en estadio IV (2). El tumor es de cualquier tamaño y se diseminó hasta la base del cráneo, la columna vertebral, las costillas, el pulmón u otras partes del cuerpo.2004-05-28 Date last modified: 2012-09-20Skin Cancer TreatmentCáncer de piel: Tratamiento