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Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
Your doc can explain: Your spleen has some shadows which require better imaging than what the Ultrasound produced. Your doctor should guide you further because it will take ... Read More
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Dr. Ted Anderson
27 years experience Gynecology
Cancer spreading: Metastatic is the medical term used to mean cancer is spreading to other organs. One way that cancer spreads is through the lymphatic drainage system ... Read More
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Dr. Jefferson Chen
33 years experience Neurosurgery
It depends: When metastatic breast cancer spreads to the csf, this is carcinomatous meningitis. The diagnosis is made by spinal tap analysis of CSF and by mri. Pr ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christian Schultheis
23 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Spreading: Metastatic refers to the point that the cancer has spread from where it originated. For example, if someone has colon cancer in their liver, then tha ... Read More
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Dr. Julian Bragg
16 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
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Dr. Martin Rubenstein
44 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Stage.: A cancer that has spread to the lymph nodes draining the area of a cancer might still be cured by surgery if all the lymph nodes can be removed along ... Read More
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Dr. Christian Schultheis
23 years experience Hematology and Oncology
It has spread: It means it has spread outside where it originated. Hope this helps.
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Dr. William A Biermann
45 years experience Medical Oncology
Not always: Some rumors return in the same spot where they started. The often are removed surgically like in the breast. When tumors or cancers show up in other o ... Read More
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Dr. Marilda Chung
35 years experience Pathology
Tumor has spread: 'Metastatic' refers to a cancer that has spread to another site away from where it started. This happens when cancer invades blood vessels and lympha ... Read More

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