A 31-year-old female asked:
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Urgent, doctors :'( my mom has metastases liver cancer, lung and bone nearby left thigh found tumors. Just found out few days ago, is stage 4. How?

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Dr. Sanjay Agarwal
25 years experience in Pulmonology
Yes: Unfortunate, but true. Cancer cells found any place other than the 'point of origin' makes it 'metastatic' and by established norms in TNM classification system, acquires a late stage...
Answered on Feb 13, 2015

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