Abdominal Cancer – Types & Stages

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The Types & Stages of Abdominal Cancer

The abdomen is the largest cavity in the body and contains several vital organs, and as such, abdominal cancer is actually a blanket term referring to cancer affecting any organ or tissue within the abdomen. Accordingly, abdominal cancer may refer to any of the following forms of cancer:

Stages of Abdominal Cancer

The stage of cancer classifies the cancer based on the size of the tumor and how far it has spread. Cancers are generally staged from Stage 0 to Stage IV, often with various sub-stages that are specific to the individual forms of cancer.

Cancer stage is generally determined on a variety of tests including physical exams, endoscopies, biopsies, and imaging tests like CT scans. Your doctor will work with you to administer the proper tests, determine the type and stage of your abdominal cancer, and create a treatment plan.

Contact Your Orange County Radiation Oncologists

No matter what form of abdominal cancer you’re facing, fighting cancer can be a scary process – but Orange County CyberKnife is here to help. We work with patients all over the Orange County area in our world-class cancer treatment center, and we’ve helped countless patients overcome cancer, recover, and return to a normal, happy life. Call us today at 714.962.7100 if you’d like to find out more about abdominal cancer or our treatment center – and if you’d like to schedule an appointment for a consultation, just reach out to us at our contact page.