Quantcast
Breast Cancer Progression and Staging - Medical Animation



or
Search Language
Browse
Medical Illustrations
Medical Exhibits
Most Recent Uploads
Body Systems/Regions
Anatomy & Physiology
Cells & Tissues
Abdomen
Back and Spine
Foot and Ankle
Hand and Wrist
Head and Neck
Hip
Knee
Shoulder
Thorax
Medical Specialties
Anesthesiology
Cancer
Cardiology
Dentistry
Emergency Medicine
Gastroenterology
Infectious Diseases
Neurology/Neurosurgery
Nursing Home
Ob/Gyn
Orthopedics
Pathology
Pediatrics
Personal Injury
Plastic Surgery
Psychiatry
Radiology
Surgery
Urology/Nephrology
Account
Administrator Login
Breast Cancer Progression and Staging - Medical Animation
 
This animation may only be used in support of a single legal proceeding and for no other purpose. Read our License Agreement for details. To license this animation for other purposes, click here.

If animation does not play, download and install the latest free Flash Player plugin.
More Like ThisAdd To Lightbox ANS00365 Enlarge Share
Need Additional Information?

Order by phone: 954-522-2828 or By email: medical@graphicwitness.com
Item #ANS00365Source #1048

Breast Cancer Progression and Staging - Medical Animation
MEDICAL ANIMATION TRANSCRIPT: The staging of breast cancer refers to the extent of the disease. The cancer stage is based on several factors, including the size of the tumor, if any lymph nodes are involved, if the cancer is invasive or non-invasive, and if the cancer has spread to areas beyond the breast. Stage 0 is considered a non-invasive breast cancer. In this there is no evidence that the cancer cells have spread into neighboring breast tissue beyond the duct or lobule. Stage I is considered an early stage of invasive breast cancer. When measured the tumor is no more than two centimeters in diameter, and there is no evidence that the cancer cells have spread beyond the breast. Stage II is divided into subcategories of IIA and IIB. Stage IIA is invasive breast cancer where the tumor is either a maximum of two centimeters in diameter and has spread to the lymph nodes under the arm, or the tumors between two and five centimeters in diameter but has not spread to any lymph nodes. Stage IIB is a little different in that the tumor is either between two and five centimeters and has spread to underarm lymph nodes. Or the tumor is larger than five centimeters but has not spread to the underarm lymph nodes. Stage III is considered a locally advanced cancer and it is also divided into subcategories of IIIA, IIIB, and IIIC. There are two main scenarios that can occur with stage IIIA breast cancer. One, where the tumor is larger than five centimeters in diameter but it has spread to underarm lymph nodes that are growing into each other forming clumps. The cancer may also have spread to the lymph nodes near the breastbone. The second scenario for stage IIIA is very similar with the exception that the tumor is larger than five centimeters in diameter, and that the underarm lymph nodes are not adhered to one another or other tissues. Unlike the other stages, in stage IIIB the tumor may be any size and has spread into the skin of the breast or chest wall. This stage may also include lumps in the skin of the breast or swelling of the breast. In stage IIIC the tumor may also be of any size but it has also spread to lymph node areas above or below the clavicle, the chest wall, and/or the skin of the breast. Stage IV is considered distant metastatic cancer, meaning the cancer has spread to other organs and parts of the body.

YOU MAY ALSO WANT TO REVIEW THESE ITEMS:
Cut-away View of Grade 1 Hemorrhoid
Cut-away View of Grade 1 Hemorrhoid - si55551250
Medical Illustration
Add to my lightbox
Find More Like This
Abdominal Anatomy
Abdominal Anatomy - exh52702a
Medical Exhibit
Add to my lightbox
Find More Like This
Female Figure with Images and X-Ray Film of Injuries to the Chest, Lumbar Spine, Lower Leg, Ankle and Foot
Female Figure with Images and X-Ray Film of Injuries to the Chest, Lumbar Spine, Lower Leg, Ankle and Foot - exh68130a-nl
Medical Exhibit
Add to my lightbox
Find More Like This
Optic Nerve Injuries
Optic Nerve Injuries - exh77053a
Medical Exhibit
Add to my lightbox
Find More Like This
Multilevel Cervical Laminectomy and Fusion Procedure
Multilevel Cervical Laminectomy and Fusion Procedure - exh78325
Medical Exhibit
Add to my lightbox
Find More Like This
Understanding Breast Cancer
Understanding Breast Cancer - ANH15163
Medical Animation
Add to my lightbox
Find More Like This
This exhibit is available in these languages: