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Dictionary of Cancer Terms

View in Spanish: Cáncer de labio y cavidad oral en estadio I

Stage I lip and oral cavity cancer ( OR-ul KA-vih-tee KAN-ser)
Cancer that is no larger than 2 centimeters (about 1 inch) and has not spread to nearby lymph nodes.

Source: National Cancer Institute Dictionary of Cancer Terms, available at www.cancer.gov/dictionary.