NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms

The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 8,351 terms related to cancer and medicine.

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stage IV melanoma
(... MEH-luh-NOH-muh)
Cancer has spread to other parts of the body, such as the lung, liver, brain, spinal cord, bone, soft tissue (including muscle), gastrointestinal tract, and/or distant lymph nodes. Cancer may have spread to places in the skin far away from where it first started.