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What does it mean to have a stage 4 uterine cancer that is not operable?
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Dr. Morton Levitt
Pathology
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In brief: Stage 4 Uterine CA
Stage IV uterine cancer involves the bladder, bowel or distant locations in the body.
Stage iva cancer has invaded the bladder and/or bowel and ivb disease has spread to distant locations in the body. "inoperable" means that it is not amenable to definitive surgical removal, but debulking surgery, radiation, chemotherapy, and /or hormonal treatments have been used for treatment.

In brief: Stage 4 Uterine CA
Stage IV uterine cancer involves the bladder, bowel or distant locations in the body.
Stage iva cancer has invaded the bladder and/or bowel and ivb disease has spread to distant locations in the body. "inoperable" means that it is not amenable to definitive surgical removal, but debulking surgery, radiation, chemotherapy, and /or hormonal treatments have been used for treatment.
Dr. Morton Levitt
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Dr. Ritesh Rathore
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
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In brief: Advanced
Usually this means that the cancer is at an advanced stage.
Either the cancer is invading abdominal areas and therefore beyond the scope of surgery or it has spread to organs outside the abdomen. Many advanced cancers though can still be operated upon and chemotherapy or radiotherapy is given afterwards.

In brief: Advanced
Usually this means that the cancer is at an advanced stage.
Either the cancer is invading abdominal areas and therefore beyond the scope of surgery or it has spread to organs outside the abdomen. Many advanced cancers though can still be operated upon and chemotherapy or radiotherapy is given afterwards.
Dr. Ritesh Rathore
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