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View in Spanish: Cáncer primario de hígado en adultos en estadio IIIB

Stage IIIB adult primary liver cancer ( uh-DULT PRY-mayr-ee LIH-ver KAN-ser)
Stage III adult primary liver cancer is divided into stages IIIA, IIIB, and IIIC. In stage IIIB, there are one or more tumors of any size that have either (1) spread to nearby organs other than the gallbladder; or (2) broken through the lining of the peritoneal cavity.



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