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Dictionary of Cancer Terms

View in Spanish: Cáncer de esófago en estadio III

Stage III esophageal cancer (ee-SAH-fuh-JEE-ul KAN-ser)
Cancer has spread to the outer wall of the esophagus and may have spread to tissues or lymph nodes near the esophagus.

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