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View in Spanish: Cáncer epitelial de los ovarios en estadio IV

Stage IV ovarian epithelial cancer (oh-VAYR-ee-un EH-pih-THEE-lee-ul KAN-ser)
Cancer that began in tissue covering the ovary is found in one or both ovaries and has spread beyond the abdomen to distant parts of the body. Ovarian cancer that is found in tissues of the liver is stage IV disease.



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