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Breast cancer spread only to lymph nodes is also called metastasis?

6 doctors weighed in
Dr. Cynthia Palabrica
Obstetrics & Gynecology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Metastatic disease

Any spread from the tissue of origin, including lymph nodes is metastatic disease.

In brief: Metastatic disease

Any spread from the tissue of origin, including lymph nodes is metastatic disease.
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Dr. Viren Sawant
Internal Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Metastasis

If cancer cell are found outside of the breasst then they can be considered as metastasis

In brief: Metastasis

If cancer cell are found outside of the breasst then they can be considered as metastasis
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Dr. Jeffrey Mcqueary
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Urogynecology

In brief: Breast cancer

Any cancer outside the breast is technically metastasis but typically we mean spread of the cancer to other tissues such as the bone or brain.

In brief: Breast cancer

Any cancer outside the breast is technically metastasis but typically we mean spread of the cancer to other tissues such as the bone or brain.
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Dr. Shashank Jain
Internal Medicine

In brief: Yes

Yes

In brief: Yes

Yes
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