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NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms



stage IVC hypopharyngeal cancer  listen  (... HY-poh-fuh-RIN-jee-ul KAN-ser)

  Stage IV hypopharyngeal cancer is divided into stages IVA, IVB, and IVC. In stage IVC, the tumor may be any size and has spread beyond the hypopharynx to other parts of the body.