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A 20-year-old female asked:

What is the cascade of metastasis?

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Dr. Sewa Legha
Medical Oncology 51 years experience
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 as distant metastases.

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A 37-year-old member asked:

What's a metastasis?

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Dr. Terence Chapman
Urologic Oncology 27 years experience
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 bone. This means the cancer has "spread".

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