Lung Cancer, Stage IVA

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Title: Lung Cancer, Stage IVA
Description: Stage IVA lung cancer; drawing shows a primary tumor in the right lung and (a) a tumor in the left lung. Also shown is (b) fluid or cancer nodules around the lungs or heart (inset), and (c) other organs or tissues where lung cancer may spread, including the brain, adrenal gland, kidney, liver, bone, and distant lymph nodes.

Stage IVA lung cancer. The tumor may be any size and cancer may have spread to the lymph nodes. One or more of the following is found: (a) there are one or more tumors in the lung that does not have the primary tumor; and/or (b) cancer is found in fluid around the lungs or heart or there are cancer nodules in the lining around the lungs or the sac around the heart; and/or (c) cancer has spread to one place in an organ or tissue not near the lung, such as the brain, adrenal gland, kidney, liver, or bone, or to a lymph node that is not near the lung.
Topics/Categories: Anatomy -- Respiratory/Thoracic System
Cancer Types -- Lung Cancer
Type: Color, Medical Illustration (JPEG format)
Source: National Cancer Institute
Creator: Terese Winslow (Illustrator)
AV Number: CDR794785
Date Created: August 1, 2022
Date Added: June 26, 2019
Reuse Restrictions: Yes - This image is copyright protected. Any use of this image is subject to prevailing copyright laws. U.S. Government has reuse rights. Please contact the rights holder of this image for permission requests.

Rights holder: Terese Winslow