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Stage IVC Lip And Oral Cavity Cancer

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stage IVC lip and oral cavity cancer

Stage IV is divided into stages IVA, IVB, and IVC. In stage IVC, the tumor has spread beyond the lip or oral cavity to distant parts of the body, such as the lungs. The tumor may be any size and may have spread to lymph nodes.

Last updated: 2014-02-26

Source: The National Cancer Institute's Dictionary of Cancer Terms (http://www.cancer.gov/dictionary)