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Dictionary of Cancer Terms

View in Spanish: Cáncer de estómago en estadio IV

Stage IV gastric cancer ( GAS-trik KAN-ser)
Cancer has spread (1) to organs next to the stomach and to at least one lymph node, or (2) to more than 15 lymph nodes, or (3) to other parts of the body.

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