stage IV renal cell cancer

Pronunciation: (... REE-nul sel KAN-ser)

Cancer has spread (1) beyond the layer of fatty tissue around the kidney and may be found in the adrenal gland above the kidney with cancer, or in nearby lymph nodes; or (2) to other organs, such as the lungs, liver, bones, or brain, and may have spread to lymph nodes. Also called stage IV kidney cancer.

Source: NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms

2005-04-23 Date last modified: 2010-09-09Renal Cell Cancer TreatmentTratamiento del cáncer de células renales