A 40-year-old member asked:
Can early stage cancer diagnosis eventually turn metastatic?
1 doctor answer • 3 doctors weighed in
Radiation Oncology 24 years experience
Yes: This depends on the cancer type, but most early stage cancers have the potential to spread if not treated.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Do early stage cancers eventually turn metastatic?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Medical Oncology 35 years experience
Possibly: Unfortunately, most if not all cancers have the potential to spread. Depends on the kind, stage, and aggressiveness of the cancer. Still, many early stage cancers will never relapse, so it is a matter of being aware, not scared. Best to you.
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Last updated Oct 7, 2013
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