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perineum

[pair-uh-NEE-um] the area between the anus and the scrotum or the vagina. This is called the perineal area. See also anus, scrotum, vagina.

Survivor of Peritoneum Cancer Finds Answers on Cancer.org

... Stories of Hope. + -Text Size. Survivor of Peritoneum Cancer Finds
Answers on Cancer.org. Article date: April 30, 2013. "I ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/survivorshipduringandaftertreatment/storiesofhope/survivor-of-peritoneum-cancer-finds-answers-on-cancer.org

How is vulvar cancer staged?

... This stage, also known as carcinoma in situ, is not included in the FIGO system.
T1: The cancer is growing only in the vulva or perineum. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/vulvarcancer/detailedguide/vulvar-cancer-staging

What is malignant mesothelioma?

... A similar condition that starts in the peritoneum is called solitary fibrous
tumor of the peritoneum. Adenomatoid mesothelioma. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/malignantmesothelioma/detailedguide/malignant-mesothelioma-malignant-mesothelioma

How are gastrointestinal carcinoid tumors staged? | American ...

... T4: The tumor has grown into the serosa (the outer layer of tissue covering
the stomach, also called the visceral peritoneum) or into nearby organs ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/gastrointestinalcarcinoidtumor/detailedguide/gastrointestinal-carcinoid-tumors-staged

Cancer Glossary

... Peritoneal cavity is the area enclosed by the peritoneum. ... See also
brachytherapy, low dose rate brachytherapy, perineum, prostate. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/cancerglossary/index.aspx?letter=p

How is colorectal cancer staged?

... T4a: The cancer has grown through the serosa (also known as the visceral
peritoneum), the outermost lining of the intestines. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/colonandrectumcancer/detailedguide/colorectal-cancer-staged

How is ovarian cancer staged?

... (The peritoneal cavity is the area enclosed by the peritoneum, a membrane
that lines the inner abdomen and some of the pelvis and covers most of ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/ovariancancer/detailedguide/ovarian-cancer-staging

Vulvar Cancer

... The space between the vagina and the anus is called the perineum. ... T1:
The cancer is growing only in the vulva or perineum ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/cid/documents/webcontent/003147-pdf.pdf

How is malignant mesothelioma staged?

... more than one place in the deeper layers of the chest wall (including the muscle
or ribs), through the diaphragm and into the peritoneum, into any ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/malignantmesothelioma/detailedguide/malignant-mesothelioma-staging

Cancer Glossary

... TECK-tuh-me]. surgery to remove the prostate through an incision in
the perineum (skin behind the testicles). This approach ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/cancerglossary/index.aspx?letter=r