Pancreatic Cancer Stage 4

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Title: Pancreatic Cancer Stage 4
Description: Stage IV pancreatic cancer; drawing shows other parts of the body where pancreatic cancer may spread, including the lung, liver, and peritoneal cavity. An inset shows cancer cells spreading from the pancreas, through the blood and lymph system, to another part of the body where metastatic cancer has formed.

Stage IV pancreatic cancer. Cancer may be any size and has spread to other parts of the body, such as the lung, liver, and peritoneal cavity (the space in the abdomen that contains the intestines, stomach, and liver). Cancer may also have spread to tissues and organs near the pancreas or to lymph nodes.

Stage IV pancreatic cancer.
Topics/Categories: Anatomy -- Digestive/Gastrointestinal System
Staging
Type: Color, Medical Illustration
Source: National Cancer Institute
Creator: Terese Winslow (Illustrator)
AV Number: CDR687943
Date Created: May 2, 2016
Date Added: January 29, 2013
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
Email: terese@teresewinslow.com