Colon Cancer Stage IV

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Title: Colon Cancer Stage IV
Description: Stage IV colon cancer; drawing shows other parts of the body where colon cancer may spread, including the distant lymph nodes, lung, liver, and abdominal wall. An inset shows cancer cells spreading from the colon, through the blood and lymph system, to another part of the body where metastatic cancer has formed.

Stage IV colon cancer. Cancer has spread to other parts of the body, such as the lung, liver, abdominal wall, ovary (in females), or distant lymph nodes.
Topics/Categories: Anatomy -- Digestive/Gastrointestinal System
Anatomy -- Lymphatic System
Cancer Types -- Colorectal Cancer
Type: Color, Medical Illustration (JPEG format)
Source: National Cancer Institute
Creator: Terese Winslow (Illustrator)
AV Number: CDR688442
Date Created: February 4, 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