NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms

The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 8,467 terms related to cancer and medicine.

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stage IV penile cancer
(... PEE-nile KAN-ser)
Cancer has spread (1) to tissues near the penis, such as the scrotum, prostate, or pubic bone, and may have spread to lymph nodes in the groin or pelvis; or (2) to one or more lymph nodes in the pelvis, or cancer has spread through the outer covering of the lymph nodes to nearby tissue; or (3) to lymph nodes outside the pelvis or to other parts of the body, such as the lung, liver, or bone.