Ovarian Cancer Stage IIIC
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|Title:||Ovarian Cancer Stage IIIC|
|Description:||Stage IIIC ovarian cancer; drawing shows tumors inside both ovaries that have spread to the uterus, colon, small intestine, lymph nodes in the abdomen, and the surface of the peritoneum, where they are larger than 2 centimeters in diameter. An inset shows 2 centimeters is about the size of a peanut. Also shown are the fallopian tubes and bladder.
In stage IIIC, cancer is found in one or both ovaries and has spread to (a) the peritoneum, where it is larger than 2 centimeters in diameter, and/or (b) lymph nodes in the abdomen. Cancer that has spread to the surface of the liver is also considered to be stage III.
Anatomy -- Gynecologic
Cancer Types -- Ovarian Cancer
Cells or Tissue -- Abnormal Cells or Tissue
|Type:||Color, Medical Illustration|
|Source:||National Cancer Institute|
|Creator:||Terese Winslow (Illustrator)|
|Date Created:||January 14, 2010|
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Rights holder: Terese Winslow