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View in Spanish: Cáncer de páncreas en estadio IV

Stage IV pancreatic cancer ( PAN-kree-A-tik KAN-ser)
Cancer may be of any size and has spread to distant organs, such as the liver, lung, and peritoneal cavity (the body cavity that contains most of the organs in the abdomen), and may have also spread to organs and tissues near the pancreas or to lymph nodes.



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