stage IV transitional cell cancer of the renal pelvis and ureter

Pronunciation: (... tran-ZIH-shuh-nul sel KAN-ser ... REE-nul PEL-vus ... YER-eh-ter)

Cancer has spread to at least one of the following: (1) a nearby organ; (2) the layer of fat surrounding the kidney; (3) one or more lymph nodes; and/or (4) distant parts of the body, such as the lung, liver, or bone.

Source: NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms

2005-04-23 Date last modified: 2011-11-17Transitional Cell Cancer of the Renal Pelvis and Ureter TreatmentCáncer de células de transición de pelvis renal y de uréter: Tratamiento