Rectal Cancer Stage IV

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

Stage IV rectal cancer. The cancer has spread to other parts of the body, such as the lung, liver, abdominal wall, ovary, or lymph nodes.

Stage IV rectal cancer.
Topics/Categories: Anatomy -- Digestive/Gastrointestinal System
Cancer Types -- Colorectal Cancer
Cells or Tissue -- Abnormal Cells or Tissue
Type: Color, Medical Illustration
Source: National Cancer Institute
Creator: Terese Winslow (Illustrator)
AV Number: CDR694405
Date Created: May 2, 2016
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