Stage IV cancer is a cancer that has spread to distant organs and tissues in the body, according to Cancer.Net. Other stages of cancer include stage 0, which is carcinoma in situ or the earliest stage of cancer, states t... More »

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There are many variables that determine life expectancy of a cancer patient, such as type of cancer, location of tumors, age, sex and other complications. An oncologist is a doctor who specializes in cancer treatment and... More »

According to the American Cancer Society, the survival rate for stage IV cancer depends on the specific type of cancer involved. Many other factors also contribute to an individual patient's prognosis, such as age and ov... More »

Stage IV cancer means that the cancer has moved from the primary location to distant locations in the body, such as lymph nodes, according to the National Cancer Institute. A variety of diagnostic methods, including imag... More »

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Sarcoma cancer is a rare type of malignant tumor that occurs in the connective tissues, a group of tissues that connect and support other tissues and body organs. The tumors commonly affect the blood vessels, tendons, fa... More »

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Stage IV Hodgkin lymphoma is when cancer is widespread and affects lymph nodes above and below the diaphragm, while stage IV non-Hodgkin lymphoma affects organs and more than one lymph node area in the body, according to... More »

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Stage 3B cancer is a subcategory of stage 3 breast cancer in which the tumor is of any size and has spread to tissues near the breast. In this stage, the cancer has spread to the surrounding lymph nodes, explains Mayo Cl... More »

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