Cancer of the larynx in stage III. Definition

Medical Definition: Cancer of the larynx in stage III

In laryngeal cancer stage III presents one of the following situations: 1) the cancer is only in the larynx and vocal cords do not move normally, the cancer may have spread to nearby tissues of the larynx, the cancer can have spread to one lymph node on the same side of the neck as the original tumor and the lymph node is smaller than three centimeters, or 2) the cancer is in an area of ??the larynx, vocal cords move normally and the cancer is in one lymph node on the same side of the neck as the original tumor, the lymph node is smaller than three centimeters, or 3) the cancer is in more than one area of ??the larynx or vocal cords (which may not move normally) and one lymph node on the same side of the neck as the original tumor, the lymph node is less than three centimeters.

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