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A 22-year-old female asked:

Can you feel cancer spread?

2 doctor answers2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
No: Unless the spread causes pain or is in a location that can be "felt" ie near the surface or deep but very large and therefore noted on exam.
Dr. Michael Sparacino
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Not directly: Not directly. You may notice accumulating and increasingly severe symptoms.

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How does cancer spread?

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Dr. Ritesh Rathore
Hematology and Oncology 31 years experience
In many ways: Cancers can spread in many ways- it spreads to distant organs through the blood vessels or through lymph nodes or along nerves. It can also spread locally by directly growing into surrounding organs.

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