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View in Spanish: Cáncer de células renales en estadio III

Stage III renal cell cancer ( REE-nul sel KAN-ser)
Cancer is found in (1) the kidney and in 1 nearby lymph node; or (2) an adrenal gland or in the layer of fatty tissue around the kidney, and may be found in 1 nearby lymph node; or (3) the main blood vessels of the kidney and may be found in 1 nearby lymph node. Also called stage III kidney cancer.

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