Skin Cancer, Nonmelanoma Stage III (1)
|Title:||Skin Cancer, Nonmelanoma Stage III (1)|
Stage III nonmelanoma skin cancer of the head and neck (1); drawing shows (a) an inset showing that the tumor is larger than 4 centimeters and that 4 centimeters is about the size of a walnut. Also shown is cancer spreading through the epidermis to (b) tissue covering the nerves below the dermis; (c) below the subcutaneous tissue; and (d) bone.
Stage III nonmelanoma skin cancer of the head and neck (1). The tumor is (a) larger than 4 centimeters; or cancer has spread to (b) tissue covering the nerves below the dermis; or (c) below the subcutaneous tissue; or (d) the bone and the bone has minor damage. Cancer may have spread to one lymph node on the same side of the body as the tumor and the node is 3 centimeters or smaller, and cancer has not spread through to the outside covering of the lymph node (not shown).
Anatomy -- Skin
Cancer Types -- Skin Cancer
|Type:||Color, Medical Illustration (JPEG format)|
|Source:||National Cancer Institute|
|Creator:||Terese Winslow (Illustrator)|
|Date Created:||April 13, 2020|
|Date Added:||September 10, 2012|
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