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diffuse metastatic disease

A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julian Bragg
17 years experience Neurology
Spread of disease : Metastatic is a term used to describe a disease that has spread from its initial point. It is primarily used with regards to tumors that have started ... Read More
Dr. Payam Mehranpour
23 years experience Cardiology
Spread : Metastasis usually refers to spread of disease from its original site to a remote site in the body. This term is usually used in reference to malignan ... Read More
Dr. Devon Webster
22 years experience Medical Oncology
Stage 4 Cancer: Metastatic cancer is cancer that started in one place (like the breast), but has spread into other places (like the liver, lung, bones or brain.) it i ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christian Schultheis
24 years experience Hematology and Oncology
It has spread: It means it has spread outside where it originated. Hope this helps.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Hemming
17 years experience Gastroenterology
Usually nothing: Commonly without symptoms. May cause jaundice or changes in liver tests. Pain rare.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
64 years experience Surgical Oncology
Different lesions: A sarcoma is a malignant lesion arising from connective and not glandular tissue such as visceral leiomyosarcoma of uterus or stomach. metastatic dise ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Lewis
35 years experience Neurosurgery
Metastatic disease: Pet scans are imaging studies that look for subtle signs of increase metabolism in the body. Cancer cells have an increased metabolism compared to reg ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anderson Bauer
18 years experience Radiation Oncology
Different disease: The cells that become cancerous in lymphoma and melanoma are different. However, melanoma, like many cancers, can involve the lymph nodes. This means ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Different diseases: These are both cancers but completely different types.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Ginsberg
37 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Several ways: A primary bone tumor might have certain radiographic characterisitics that are different than metastatic bone disease. Multiple bone tumors strongly s ... Read More

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