Not sure what it means

  1. Hi! My friends mom just found out that she has cancer. She was told that it was a "stage 4". Can you tell me what this means because I don't know! It doesn't sound good, but I need some reassurance!

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  3. by   Brownms46
    Sorry to hear about your friends mom... I thought I would give you a link to help you and maybe your friend get some info on cancer.
  4. by   jemb
    Staging of cancer has to do with the progression of the disease before it is diagnosed. A very good resource for both nurses and non-nurses is .