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Dictionary of Cancer Terms

View in Spanish: Cáncer de ano en estadio IV

Stage IV anal cancer ( AY-nul KAN-ser)
The tumor may be any size, and cancer has spread to distant parts of the body. It may also have spread to lymph nodes and nearby organs.

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