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When somebody dies from cancer, what actually causes the death?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology
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In brief: It varies

An airway may be obstructed, producing pneumonia.
Poorly-understood tumor effects can invite infection. The tumor may erode a blood vessel and cause bleeding, or cause a blood clot, or replace marrow and prevent the making of blood. There are many other mechanisms; pneumonia is the most common.

In brief: It varies

An airway may be obstructed, producing pneumonia.
Poorly-understood tumor effects can invite infection. The tumor may erode a blood vessel and cause bleeding, or cause a blood clot, or replace marrow and prevent the making of blood. There are many other mechanisms; pneumonia is the most common.
Dr. Ed Friedlander
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