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, spinal cord, lung, liver, gastrointestinal (GI) tract, bone, muscle, and distant lymph nodes. An inset shows cancer cells spreading through the blood and lymph system to another part of the body where a metastatic tumor has formed.

Stage IV melanoma. Cancer has spread to other parts of the body, such as the brain, spinal cord, lung, liver, gastrointestinal (GI) tract, bone, muscle, and/or distant lymph nodes. Cancer may have spread to places in the skin far away from where it first started.
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 (JPEG format)
Source: National Cancer Institute
Creator: Terese Winslow (Illustrator)
AV Number: CDR579064
Date Created: January 31, 2020
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