Cancer dictionary of words, acronyms, abbreviations, & medical terms.
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stage IV lip and oral cavity cancer
The cancer has spread to tissues around the lip and oral cavity (the lymph nodes in the area may contain cancer); the cancer is any size and has spread to more than one lymph node on the More…
stage IV melanoma
The tumor has spread to other organs or to lymph nodes far away from the original tumor
stage IV mesothelioma
Cancer has spread to distant organs or tissues
stage IV nasopharyngeal cancer
Stage IV is divided into stage IVA, stage IVB, and stage IVC. In stage IVA, cancer has spread to other areas in the head and may have spread to lymph nodes on one or both sides of the neck, More…
stage IV non-small cell lung cancer
Cancer has spread to other parts of the body
stage IV oropharynx cancer
The tumor has spread to the hard palate, tongue, or larynx, to nearby lymph nodes, and may have spread to other parts of the body
stage IV ovarian cancer
Cancer is found in one or both ovaries and has spread outside the abdomen or has spread to the inside of the liver
stage IV pancreatic cancer
Cancer of the pancreas in which the cancer has spread to organs near the pancreas (stage IVA) or to organs far away from the pancreas (stage IVB)
stage IV prostate cancer
Cancer cells have spread to lymph nodes (near or far from the prostate) or to organs and tissues far away from the prostate such as the bone, liver, or lungs. Similar to stage D in the More…
stage IV soft tissue sarcoma
The cancer has spread to lymph nodes in the area or other parts of the body (such as the lungs, head, or neck)
stage IV Wilms' tumor
Cancer has spread to organs further away from the kidney (such as the lungs, liver, bone, and brain)
stage IVA pancreatic cancer
Cancer has spread to organs that are near the pancreas (such as the stomach, spleen, or colon) but has not spread to distant organs (such as the liver or lungs)
stage IVB pancreatic cancer
Cancer of the pancreas in which the cancer has spread to distant organs (such as the liver or lungs)
stage V Wilms' tumor
Cancer cells are found in both kidneys
staging
(STAY-jing) Performing exams and tests to learn the extent of the cancer within the body, especially whether the disease has spread from the original site to other parts of the body. It is More…
standard
The ideal in terms of which something can be judged
standard of care
In medicine, treatment that experts agree is appropriate, accepted, and widely used. Health care providers are obligated to provide patients with the standard of care. Also called standard More…
standard therapy
In medicine, treatment that experts agree is appropriate, accepted, and widely used. Health care providers are obligated to provide patients with standard therapy. Also called standard of More…
statistically significant
Describes a mathematical measure of difference between groups. The difference is said to be statistically significant if it is greater than what might be expected to happen by chance alone More…
staurosporine
A drug that belongs to the family of drugs called alkaloids. It is being studied in the treatment of cancer
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