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Physical changes during the final stages of lung cancer can be related to the tumor in the lungs, the spread of cancer to other parts of the body, or due to the terminal stages of cancer in general. By definition, the final stage of lung cancer implies that treatment options have been exhausted; a cure is not possible.How is the stage of lung cancer determined?
Tests to determine the extent of the cancer. The stages of lung cancer are indicated by Roman numerals that range from 0 to IV, with the lowest stages indicating cancer that is limited to the lung. By stage IV, the cancer is considered advanced and has spread to other areas of the body.What are the three stages of lung cancer?
Stage 3 categories. When lung cancer reaches stage 3, it has spread from the lungs to other nearby tissue or distant lymph nodes. The broad category of stage 3 lung cancer is divided into two groups, stage 3A and stage 3B. Both stage 3A and stage 3B are broken into subsections depending on tumor size, location, and lymph node involvement.