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How fast does esofaieal cancer spread

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Slowly: Basal cell carcinomas are among the slowest growing tumors. Prompt treatment is still warranted if the lesion is near the eye, nose or mouth. You may ... Read More

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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. SYDNEY Welt
43 years experience Medical Oncology
Quite variable: The range of growth rates for cancers is very variable and can change over time.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Merry Jennifer Markham
19 years experience Hematology and Oncology
It's variable.: Some ovarian cancers spread very slowly - over years, even. The most common form of ovarian cancer likely spreads more quickly than that (weeks to mon ... Read More
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Dr. John Geisler
26 years experience Gynecologic Oncology
Ovarian cancer: The speed of ovarian cancer spread is determined by the type of ovarian cancer and if it is newly diagnosed or recurrent.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hung Khong
26 years experience Medical Oncology
This is a Myth: There is no scientific data to support the notion that cancer spreads fast after surgery (or when cancer is exposed to air during surgery). This is a ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Gold
43 years experience Internal Medicine
It depends: Some cancers grow slowly and others rapidly. At this point we cannot predict what will happen on an individual basis but as we learn more about the bi ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mary Maluccio
26 years experience Surgical Oncology
Not fast: Cancer is thought to spread over several weeks-months of time, not days to weeks. As such, the commission on cancer has guidelines for treatment that ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Travis Kidner
16 years experience Surgical Oncology
Varies: Each cancer is unique. Some will grow very rapidly and spread to distant sites of the body at an early stage. Others will grow slowly and never metast ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
33 years experience General Surgery
Variable: First and foremost, not all breast cancers spread: many are confined to the breast without any ability to travel to other organs. For those that 'sp ... Read More
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Swaby
25 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Already spread: Endometrial cancer (EC) is surgically staged. By definition, a stage 3 EC has already spread outside of the uterus and may involve the membrane lining ... Read More
A 74-year-old female asked:
Dr. Riley Alexander
10 years experience Pathology
Likely not from bone: From your question, it sounds like your grandmother has previously had cancer and it was treated. The cancer "also in her bones" is most likely the sa ... Read More
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