Lung Cancer, Stage IIB (2)

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Title: Lung Cancer, Stage IIB (2)
Description: Stage IIB lung cancer (2); drawing shows (a) a primary tumor (larger than 5 cm but not larger than 7 cm) in the left lung (top inset) and (b) a separate tumor in the same lobe of the lung as the primary tumor. Also shown is cancer that has spread to (c) the chest wall and the membranes covering the lung and chest wall (middle inset); (d) the nerve that controls the diaphragm; and (e) the sac around the heart (bottom inset). The pleura, diaphragm, heart, and a rib (middle inset) are also shown.

Stage IIB lung cancer (2). Cancer has not spread to lymph nodes and one or more of the following is found: (a) the primary tumor is larger than 5 centimeters but not larger than 7 centimeters; and/or (b) there are one or more separate tumors in the same lobe of the lung as the primary tumor; and/or cancer has spread to any of the following: (c) the chest wall and/or the membrane that lines the inside of the chest wall, (d) the nerve that controls the diaphragm, and/or (e) the outer layer of tissue of the sac around the heart.
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: CDR795027
Date Created: July 11, 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