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Is it true that renal cell carcinoma rarely spreads when the growth is less than 3cm in size? Has it ever happened or is it just not as likely?

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Dr. Steven Ginsberg
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
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In brief: Kidney cancer

RCC is more likely to spread the larger it gets.
That is not to say a small cancer cannot spread, just less likely.

In brief: Kidney cancer

RCC is more likely to spread the larger it gets.
That is not to say a small cancer cannot spread, just less likely.
Dr. Steven Ginsberg
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