Hypopharyngeal Cancer Stage III. Definition

Medical Definition: Hypopharyngeal Cancer Stage III

In this cancer the tumor: 1) is only one area of ??the hypopharynx and is two centimeters or less the cancer has also spread to one lymph node on the same side of the neck and the lymph node is three centimeters or less; or 2) is found in more than one area of ??the hypopharynx, is in nearby tissues, or is larger than two centimeters but not more than four inches and is in the larynx, cancer also has spread to one lymph node the same side of the neck and the lymph node is three centimeters or less, or 3) is larger than four centimeters or has spread to the larynx, the cancer may have spread to one lymph node on the same side of the neck and the lymph node measures three inches or less.

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