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Does Neuroblastoma Metastasize To Other Parts Of The Body
A cancer begins in an organ (say the breast). If it gets into the blood stream or the lymphatic stream the cells can travel to other parts of the body where, in the right environment, they may settle and grow. This development of tumor growth far away from the original site ...Read more
How long does it take after treatment for breast cancer to metastasize to other parts of the body?
It varies a lot: Most breast cancers are successfully treated and cured with modern treatments. There is of course some risk of relapse or recurrence of cancer. The recurrences mostly occur during the first 2-3 years after primary treatment but can take up to 5 or even 10 years to come back as metastases. So you need to have check ups and follow ups with your doctors for rest of your life...At least for 10 years. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can you let me know how many months after treatment would breast cancer metastasize to other parts of the body?
Yes: Cancer can spread to all parts of the body. Different types of cancers spread in very predictable ways. Such as lung cancer often spreads to the adrenal glands and bone while colon cancer frequently spreads to involve the liver. Many cancers can spread to the brain, however, brain cancer rarely spreads past the blood brain barrier outside of the brain. ...Read more
It depends: Certain cancers have favorite locations in the body that they tend to metastasize to, and some cancers rarely metastasize, but prefer to do their nasty work more locally. But no, to answer your question, cancers are very unlikely to be all over the body but do no damage. ...Read more
Yes: Often well-differentiated thyroid cancer will only go to neck lymph nodes, this is then removed and radioactive iodine treatment is given. Most of the time the patient's prognosis continues to be excellent. If it has metastasized to multiple areas or cannot be resected, then radioactive iodine may be the only option. Prognosis is still good with well-different. Thyroid cancer in that situation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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