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How does cancer spread?
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Dr. Ritesh Rathore
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
2 doctors agree
In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Ritesh Rathore
Dr. Ritesh Rathore
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Dr. Morton Levitt
Pathology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Cancer Spread
Cancer can spread directly by growing into adjacent tissues, or by penetrating blood and lymph vessels and traveling to regional lymph nodes and via the bloodstream to distant organs.
Even if it does, in many cases, in addition to surgical treatment, there are chemo therapeutic, radiation, biological (immune) therapies, and targeted drug therapies available for many cancers.

In brief: Cancer Spread
Cancer can spread directly by growing into adjacent tissues, or by penetrating blood and lymph vessels and traveling to regional lymph nodes and via the bloodstream to distant organs.
Even if it does, in many cases, in addition to surgical treatment, there are chemo therapeutic, radiation, biological (immune) therapies, and targeted drug therapies available for many cancers.
Dr. Morton Levitt
Dr. Morton Levitt
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