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Bony Metastatic Disease
Spread of disease : Metastatic is a term used to describe a disease that has spread from its initial point. It is primarily used with regards to tumors that have started to arise at multiple places in the body, most frequently by spreading through the bloodstream. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I was diagnosed with metastatic disease and have to go to dana farber tomorrow for mammgram. What does metastatic disease mean?
It has spread: It means it has spread outside where it originated. Hope this helps. ...Read more
When a pet scan report says "no other evidence of metastatic disease." does that mean there was evidence of it somewhere in the body, but nowhere else?
Metastatic disease: Pet scans are imaging studies that look for subtle signs of increase metabolism in the body. Cancer cells have an increased metabolism compared to regular cells. If there are no spots of increased metabolism beyond where the cancer started then there are no signs of metastatic disease. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Different lesions: A sarcoma is a malignant lesion arising from connective and not glandular tissue such as visceral leiomyosarcoma of uterus or stomach. metastatic disease represents spread of tumor that may arise from a sarcoma or carcinoma, lymphoma is a malignant form of blood cellular disease and paraganglioma is the benign form of the lesion arising from nerve tissue. All represent different forms of disease. ...Read more
Can you tell me if someone has metastatic melanoma, do they have lymphoma or is that completely different disease?
Different: Lymphomas and melanomas are different diseases.Get a more detailed answer ›
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