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NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms



stage 2 neuroblastoma  listen  (... NOOR-oh-blas-TOH-muh)

  Stage 2 is divided into stages 2A and 2B. In stage 2A, the tumor is in one area only and not all of the tumor that can be seen can be completely removed during surgery. In stage 2B, the tumor is in one area only and all of the tumor that can be seen may be completely removed during surgery, but cancer cells are found in nearby lymph nodes.