Lung Cancer, Stage IVB

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Title: Lung Cancer, Stage IVB
Description: Stage IVB lung cancer; drawing shows a primary cancer in the right lung and other parts of the body where lung cancer may spread, including the brain, adrenal gland, kidney, liver, distant lymph nodes, 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 IVB lung cancer. The cancer has spread to multiple places in one or more organs that are not near the lung, such as the brain, adrenal gland, kidney, liver, distant lymph nodes, or bone.
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: September 12, 2022
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