NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms

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The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 7,846 terms related to cancer and medicine.

Browse the dictionary by selecting a letter of the alphabet or by entering a cancer-related word or phrase in the search box.

stage IV adrenocortical cancer
(... uh-DREE-noh-KOR-tih-kul KAN-ser)
The tumor can be any size and has spread (1) to fat and lymph nodes near the adrenal gland; or (2) to organs near the adrenal gland and may have spread to nearby lymph nodes; or (3) to other parts of the body, such as the liver or lung.