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Dictionary of Cancer Terms

View in Spanish: Cáncer colorrectal en estadio II

Stage II colorectal cancer (KOH-loh-REK-tul KAN-ser)
Cancer has spread outside the colon and/or rectum to nearby tissue, but it has not gone into the lymph nodes. Also called Dukes B colorectal cancer.



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