Esophageal Adenocarcinoma Stage IIIA (part 2)
|Title:||Esophageal Adenocarcinoma Stage IIIA (part 2)|
Stage IIIA adenocarcinoma of the esophagus (2); drawing shows the esophagus, trachea, and lung. The top inset shows cancer that has spread from the esophagus into the diaphragm and pleura; the aorta, chest wall, and rib are also shown. The bottom inset shows cancer that has spread from the esophagus into the membrane (sac) around the heart.
Stage IIIA adenocarcinoma of the esophagus (2). Cancer has spread into the (a) diaphragm, (b) pleura (tissue that covers the lungs and lines the inner wall of the chest cavity), or (c) membrane (sac) around the heart. The cancer can be removed by surgery.
Anatomy -- Digestive/Gastrointestinal System
Cancer Types -- Esophageal Cancer
|Type:||Color, Medical Illustration|
|Source:||National Cancer Institute|
|Creator:||Terese Winslow (Illustrator)|
|Date Created:||September 8, 2014|
|Date Added:||March 4, 2015|
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Rights holder: Terese Winslow