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Dictionary of Cancer Terms

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

Stage III lip and oral cavity cancer ( OR-ul KA-vih-tee KAN-ser)
The cancer is larger than 4 centimeters (about 2 inches); or the cancer is any size but has spread to only one lymph node on the same side of the neck as the cancer. The lymph node that contains cancer is no larger than 3 centimeters (just over one inch).



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