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Cancer CT scan report

There is decrease in the size of previously seen heterogeneously enhancing mass in right upper alveolus
extending into right upper gingivobuccal sulcus and buccal mucosa measuring approximately 3.4 x 1.7 x 3.2
cm (previous 7 x 2.5 x 3.5 cm).
Posteriorly it involves the upper aspect of the right retromolar trigone with extension into masticator space
showing loss of fat planes with temporalis, medial pterygoid and masseter muscles. The lesion creeps along
the retroantral space into right low anterior ITF. Medially the fat planes with the lateral border of tongue is
There is erosion of outer cortex of maxillary alveolus.
The mandible appears intact.
The high ITF is free of disease.
Few subcm sized lymph nodes are seen in right level II and bilateral level Ib.
No suspicious enlarged
necrotic nodes are seen.
The rest of the oral cavity appears unremarkable
The naso-oropharynx , larynx and trachea appears normal.
The parotid and submandibular glands appear normal.
The thyroid gland is unremarkable.
The orbits, mastoid air cells and paranasal sinuses appear unremarkable.

CT reveals
-Decrease in the size and extent of previously seen heterogeneously enhancing mass in right upper alveolar
region as described.
Subcm level II and Ib nodes.

the above content is from my ct scan report.can anybody tell what the report says and on what stage i am now?
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Sounds like stage t4b. The tumor has shrunk but it's still in the major structures of the oral cavity.
is it serious? I am called for the operation and what will be after the operation?
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