A 61-year-old female asked:
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is renal cell carcinoma stage 4 an aggressive cancer?

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Dr. Howard Tay
30 years experience Urology
Stage 4 : Stage 4 renal cell carcinoma usually means that the cancer has spread to other parts of the body. At this stage, the cancer is consider very aggressive. www.peedoc.com @drhtay.
Answered on Jun 30, 2019
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Agree with Dr. T: Aggressive is a subjective term. The fact that the cancer is at stage 4 it is a very serious issue.
Answered on Jul 5, 2019

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