NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 7,812 terms related to cancer and medicine.
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- stage IVC hypopharyngeal cancer
- listen (... HY-poh-fuh-RIN-jee-ul KAN-ser)
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