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what is metastatic breast carcinoma?

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Dr. Richard Orr
44 years experience Surgical Oncology
Spread: Usually means spead beyond the local regional areas - that is to lungs, liver, brain, bones, etc.
Answered on Sep 24, 2018
Dr. Barry Rosen
34 years experience General Surgery
Cancer 'elsewhere': Metastatic cancer is cancer that has spread from its organ of origin to another part of the body. For example, the most common sites of metastases for breast cancer are the lungs, liver, and bone. Most breast cancers, when caught early and treated in a timely manner, do not ever spread to other organs.
Answered on Mar 1, 2019
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