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How can cancer spread?

How can cancer spread?

See below: Cancer can spread by invading nearby tissues, by invading lymphatics and thus gaining entry into blood and by invading veins and spreading through the blood stream. See this site for more info. http://www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/factsheet/sites-types/metastatic. ...Read more

Dr. Barry Rosen
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Cancer (Definition)

Cancer is a group of diseases that is characterized by uncontrolled cell growth leading to invasion of surrounding tissues that spread to other parts of the body. Cancer can begin anywhere in the body and is usually related to one or more genetic mutations that allow normal cells to become malignant by interfering with internal cellular control mechanisms, such as programmed cell death or by preventing ...Read more


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How does cancer spread?

How does cancer spread?

In many ways: Cancers can spread in many ways- it spreads to distant organs through the blood vessels or through lymph nodes or along nerves. It can also spread locally by directly growing into surrounding organs. ...Read more

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Can you feel cancer spread?

Can you feel cancer spread?

No: Unless the spread causes pain or is in a location that can be "felt" ie near the surface or deep but very large and therefore noted on exam. ...Read more

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How quick does cancer spread?

How quick does cancer spread?

IT DEPENDS: It depends on the type of cancer and and the part of body is effected by it some cancers spread very fast and others are slow in their spread to other organs and parts of your body so all cancers are not alike and so the sprerad is not the same for different cancers in different organ systems and parts of your body. ...Read more

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Remove the cancer didnit spread what next?

Remove the cancer didnit spread what next?

What cancer? stage?: You need to discuss that with your oncology team obviously. Everything will depend on what kind of cancer you have, the stage, the margins , biology of cancer etc. There are many things should be considered when deciding therapy for cancer. Rephrase your question, you will perhaps receive better answer. But your oncology team will be the ones who can give you the best answer at this time. ...Read more

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Systoms of cancer spread to other organsd?

Systoms of cancer spread to other organsd?

Varies : Depends on the affected organ. Brain: headaches, seizures, cognitive changes. Liver: weight loss, swelling, pain, jaundice. Lung: pain, cough, shortness of breath, bleeding. Bone: pain, fractures, elevated calcium. Many times there are no symptoms at a given time. If you have/had cancer and there is any suspicion of spread, talk to your doc please. Best to you. ...Read more

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How fast do aggressive and slow cancers spread?

How fast do aggressive and slow cancers spread?

Quite variable: The range of growth rates for cancers is very variable and can change over time. ...Read more

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Could all cancers spread if not caught in time?

Could all cancers spread if not caught in time?

Yes: That's the definition of cancer.....A cell that has uncontrollable growth and invades tissues and spreads. If not caught early, it has a high potential to spread, if it hasn't already. ...Read more

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Will the cancer spread to other parts of my body?

We hope not.: What makes a cancer "evil" is the ability of cancer cells to travel outside of the organ where they arose and take over another organ; this is how cancer can be life-threatening. In advanced cases of cancer, we can identify these "invaders", but most often, these cells are present but undetectable. The stage of the cancer gives us an estimate of this probability, leading to the rec for chemorx. ...Read more

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