What are the FIGO criteria for stage IV cancer of the ovary, fallopian tube, and peritoneum?

Updated: Sep 03, 2019
  • Author: Shannon M Grabosch, MD; Chief Editor: from Memorial Sloan-Kettering - Yukio Sonoda, MD  more...
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Stage IV (any T–any N–M1) consists of distant metastasis, excluding peritoneal metastases, and includes the following:

  • Stage IVA: Pleural effusion with positive cytology
  • Stage IVB: Parenchymal metastases and metastases to extra-abdominal organs (including inguinal lymph nodes and lymph nodes outside of the abdominal cavity)

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