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Dictionary of Cancer Terms

View in Spanish: Cáncer colorrectal en estadio III

Stage III colorectal cancer (KOH-loh-REK-tul KAN-ser)
Tumor cells have spread to organs and lymph nodes near the colon/rectum. Also called Dukes C colorectal cancer.



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