Lung Cancer, Stage IIIA (2)

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Title: Lung Cancer, Stage IIIA (2)
Description: Stage IIIA lung cancer (2); drawing shows (a) a primary tumor (larger than 5 cm but not larger than 7 cm) in the left lung and cancer in lymph nodes in the lung or near the bronchus on the same side of the chest as the primary tumor. Also shown is (b) separate tumors in the same lobe of the lung as the primary tumor and cancer that has spread to (c) the chest wall and the membranes covering the lung and chest wall (top right inset); (d) the nerve that controls the diaphragm; and (e) the sac around the heart (bottom right inset). The trachea, left main bronchus, diaphragm, heart, and a rib (top right inset) are also shown.
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: CDR682116
Date Created: June 6, 2022
Date Added: April 15, 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