Lung Cancer, Non-Small Cell, Stage IV

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Title: Lung Cancer, Non-Small Cell, Stage IV
Description: Stage IV non-small cell lung cancer; drawing shows other parts of the body where lung cancer may spread, including the other lung, brain, lymph nodes, adrenal gland, kidney, liver, and bone. An inset shows cancer cells spreading from the lung, through the blood and lymph system, to another part of the body where metastatic cancer has formed.

Stage IV non-small cell lung cancer. The cancer has spread to the other lung, and/or to lymph nodes, fluid around the lungs or heart, and/or other parts of the body, such as the brain, liver, adrenal gland, kidney, or bone.

Stage IV non-small cell lung cancer.
Topics/Categories: Anatomy -- Respiratory/Thoracic System
Cancer Types -- Lung Cancer
Cells or Tissue -- Abnormal Cells or Tissue
Type: Color, Medical Illustration (JPEG format)
Source: National Cancer Institute
Creator: Terese Winslow (Illustrator)
AV Number: CDR521926
Date Created: March 21, 2016
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