There are seven stages of non-small-cell lung cancer, including the hidden or occult stage, stage 0 or carcinoma in situ, and stages I, II, IIIA, IIIB and IV, which is the final phase, notes the National Cancer Institute... More »

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Five-year survival rates for stage IA and IB non-small cell lung cancers are 49 and 45 percent, respectively, according to the American Cancer Society. Factors influencing survival rates include the patient’s overall gen... More »

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Stage IV non-small cell lung cancer represents the most advanced form of the condition. The definitive feature of this stage is that cancer cells have spread out of the lungs to other parts of the body, according to Canc... More »

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The stages of metastatic liver cancer involve stage IIIC and all stages of IV, according to the American Cancer Society. Metastasis means the cancer has spread from the liver to other parts of the body, notes the Nationa... More »

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In stage 4 adenocarcinoma lung cancer, a type of non-small-cell lung cancer, symptoms of the lung tumor include shortness of breath, chest pain, wheezing, hoarseness and coughing up blood, reports About.com. Patients may... More »

Treatment for carcinoma cancer depends what type of carcinoma is detected, the stage of the cancer and what areas of the body are affected, notes the National Cancer Institute. Common cancer treatments include radiation,... More »

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The stages of non-small cell lung cancer include T1, T2, T3, T4, N1, N2, N3 and M1, according to the American Cancer Society. The letters indicate what is being affected by the cancer, while the numbers indicate its seve... More »

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