stage IV ovarian germ cell tumor

Pronunciation: (...oh-VAYR-ee-un jerm sel TOO-mer)

Cancer has spread beyond the abdomen to other parts of the body, such as the lungs or tissue inside the liver. Cancer cells in the fluid around the lungs is also considered stage IV ovarian cancer.

Definition from: Cancer.gov

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 lymph nodes in the groin.En el estadio IV, el cáncer se ha diseminado más allá del abdomen hacia otras partes del cuerpo. En el estadio IVA, se encuentran células cancerosas en el líquido adicional que se acumula alrededor de los pulmones. En el estadio IVB, el cáncer se ha diseminado hasta los órganos y tejidos fuera del abdomen, incluso los ganglios linfáticos en la ingle.2007-01-05 Date last modified: 2012-07-16Ovarian Germ Cell Tumors TreatmentTumores de células germinativas del ovario: Tratamiento