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 Terms2005-04-23 Date last modified: 2010-09-09Renal Cell Cancer TreatmentCáncer de células renales: Tratamiento