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View in Spanish: Carcinoma de células de Merkel en estadio IV

Stage IV Merkel cell carcinoma (stayj … MER-kul sel KAR-sih-NOH-muh)
The tumor may be any size and has spread to distant parts of the body, such as the liver, lung, bone, or brain.

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