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NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms


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

  The tumor is either (1) larger than 2 centimeters but not larger than 4 centimeters and has not spread to the larynx (voice box); or (2) found in more than one area of the hypopharynx or in nearby tissues.