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View in Spanish: Cáncer de labio y cavidad oral en estadio IVA

Stage IVA lip and oral cavity cancer ( OR-ul KA-vih-tee KAN-ser)
Stage IV is divided into stages IVA, IVB, and IVC. In stage IVA, the tumor has spread to nearby tissues in the lip and oral cavity (mouth); and/or cancer has spread to one or more lymph nodes in the neck and the involved lymph nodes are 6 centimeters (about 2 inches) or smaller.



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