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What happens in stage IIB of neuroblastoma?

Dr. Jeanne Morrison, PhD
Family Practitioner

At stage IIB, neuroblastoma is still confined to one area but may show signs in other parts of the body. For example, cancerous signs may have spread from just those lymph nodes connected to the tumor to other lymph nodes surrounding the area. This also makes surgery and removal more difficult.

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