Skin Cancer, Melanoma Stage IV

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Title: Skin Cancer, Melanoma Stage IV
Description: Stage IV melanoma; drawing shows other parts of the body where melanoma may spread, including the brain, lung, liver, lymph nodes, small intestine, and bone. An inset shows cancer cells spreading through the blood and lymph system to another part of the body where metastatic cancer has formed.

Stage IV melanoma. The cancer has spread to other parts of the body, such as the brain, lung, liver, lymph nodes, small intestine, and bone.

Stage IV melanoma.
Topics/Categories: Anatomy -- Skin
Cancer Types -- Melanoma
Cells or Tissue -- Abnormal Cells or Tissue
Cells or Tissue -- Normal Cells or Tissue
Staging
Type: Color, Medical Illustration
Source: National Cancer Institute
Creator: Terese Winslow (Illustrator)
AV Number: CDR579064
Date Created: April 4, 2016
Date Added: November 18, 2008
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
Email: terese@teresewinslow.com