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can malignant mesothelioma cause a bone tumor?

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Dr. Andrew Turrisi
Radiation Oncology 47 years experience
Direct invasion: Or blood borne metastasis from a pleural, chest wall tumor to an adjacent rib or distant site. We'd call this bony metastasis, a bone tumor infers that it started out in a bone, not innocently affected from another king of cancerinvading it.

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