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NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms



stage IV ovarian low malignant potential tumor  listen  (… oh-VAYR-ee-un...muh-LIG-nunt poh-TEN-shul TOO-mer)

  Tumor cells have spread beyond the abdomen to other parts of the body, such as the lungs or tissue inside the liver. Tumor cells in the fluid around the lungs is also considered stage IV disease. Ovarian low malignant potential tumors almost never reach stage IV.