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can lung cancer still spread to other parts of the body during treatment?

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Dr. Pankaj Kulshrestha
38 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Cancer : Yes, any cancer can metastasize at any time.
Answered on Dec 16, 2019
Dr. Creighton Wright
55 years experience General Surgery
Yes: That is part of the failure mode of the treatments.
Answered on May 5, 2013

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