Lung Cancer, Stage IIIB (1)

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Title: Lung Cancer, Stage IIIB (1)
Description: Stage IIIB lung cancer (1); drawing shows a primary tumor (5 cm or smaller) in the left lung and cancer in lymph nodes above the collarbone on the same side of the chest as the primary tumor and in lymph nodes on the opposite side of the chest as the primary tumor. Also shown is cancer that has spread to (a) the left main bronchus and (b) the membrane covering the lung. Also shown is (c) part or all of the lung has collapsed or has pneumonitis (inflammation). The carina, pleura, and a rib (inset) are also shown.

Stage IIIB lung cancer (1). The primary tumor is 5 centimeters or smaller and cancer has spread to lymph nodes above the collarbone on the same side of the chest as the primary tumor or to any lymph nodes on the opposite side of the chest as the primary tumor. Also, one or more of the following may be found: (a) cancer has spread to the main bronchus, but has not spread to the carina; and/or (b) cancer has spread to the inner membrane that covers the lung; and/or (c) part of the lung or the whole lung has collapsed or has pneumonitis (inflammation of the lung).
Topics/Categories: Anatomy -- Respiratory/Thoracic System
Cancer Types -- Lung Cancer
Cells or Tissue -- Abnormal Cells or Tissue
Staging
Type: Color, Medical Illustration (JPEG format)
Source: National Cancer Institute
Creator: Terese Winslow (Illustrator)
AV Number: CDR521915
Date Created: January 25, 2019
Date Added: April 13, 2011
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