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NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms


stage IIIB adult primary liver cancer  listen  (... uh-DULT PRY-mayr-ee LIH-ver KAN-ser)

  Stage III adult primary liver cancer is divided into stages IIIA, IIIB, and IIIC. In stage IIIB, there are one or more tumors of any size that have either (1) spread to nearby organs other than the gallbladder; or (2) broken through the lining of the peritoneal cavity.