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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Terence Chapman
26 years experience Urologic Oncology
Metastasis = spread: Metastasis refers to the spread of cancer to area(s) of the body not contiguous with the original cancer, often other organs such as lung, liver or bo ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Ginsberg
37 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Metastasis: Is when a cancer spreads from 1 part of the body to another part.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Terence Chapman
26 years experience Urologic Oncology
Metastasis = spread: Metastasis refers to the spread of cancer to area(s) of the body not contiguous with the original cancer, often other organs such as lung, liver or bo ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
64 years experience Surgical Oncology
3 factors: The tumor must produce matrixmetalloproteinase (MMP) to allow entry into the blood stream. The MMP must breakdown -cadherin to small e cadherin for pr ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
Describes the biolog: Metastases is a complex process with many steps(often called cascade) that cancer cells released from a primary cancer go thru to reach and establish ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
unusual term!: It is something, used when there is a tumor in a lower organ(like in ovary) when the starting organ is located high up in the abdomen, like it can be ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carlos Encarnacion
35 years experience Medical Oncology
Cancer spread: Metastasis means that the cancer spread to a different location via the blood, lymphatics, or other means. Cancer can go almost anywhere in the body d ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
Singular/pleurals: Used for one metastasis or more metastases!
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
23 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Metastasis: Is the spread of a disease from one organ or part to another non-adjacent / distant organ or part. Different ways of metastasis-can happen via blood, ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
57 years experience Dermatology
Metastases from what: Assuming you mean SQUAMOUS CELL CARCINOMA, your question makes no sense without details. Does "multi" mean 3? More? How many? All at once or over some ... Read More
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