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NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms



stage III nasal cavity and ethmoid sinus cancer  listen  (...NAY-zul KA-vih-tee…ETH-moyd SY-nus KAN-ser)

  Cancer (1) has spread to any of the following: the eye socket, maxillary sinus, roof of the mouth, and/or the bone between the eyes; or (2) has spread to one lymph node on the same side of the neck as the cancer and the lymph node is 3 centimeters or smaller. Cancer has also spread to any of the following: the nasal cavity, ethmoid sinus, eye socket, maxillary sinus, roof of the mouth, and/or the bone between the eyes.