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Stage IVB Oral Cavity Cancer AJCC v6 and v7

MedGen UID:
277742
Concept ID:
C1336382
Neoplastic Process
Synonyms: Stage IVB Carcinoma of Mouth; Stage IVB Carcinoma of Oral Cavity; Stage IVB Carcinoma of the Mouth; Stage IVB Carcinoma of the Oral Cavity; Stage IVB Mouth Carcinoma; Stage IVB Oral Cavity Cancer; Stage IVB Oral Cavity Cancer AJCC v6; Stage IVB Oral Cavity Cancer AJCC v7; Stage IVB Oral Cavity Carcinoma

Definition

Stage IVB includes: (Any T, N3, M0); (T4b, Any N, M0). T4b: Oral cavity cancer with very advanced local disease. Tumor invades masticator space, pterygoid plates, or skull base and/or encases internal carotid artery. N3: Metastasis in a lymph node more than 6 cm in greatest dimension. M0: No distant metastasis. (AJCC 7th ed.) [from NCI]

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