7 doctors weighed in:
What might happen if cancer is not treated?
7 doctors weighed in

Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology
5 doctors agree
In brief: It grows, spreads
And usually kills.
Cancer by definition is a progressive illness and cancer cells continue to divide, invade surrounding tissue and spread to distant organs, cause cachexia and lead to death.

In brief: It grows, spreads
And usually kills.
Cancer by definition is a progressive illness and cancer cells continue to divide, invade surrounding tissue and spread to distant organs, cause cachexia and lead to death.
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Tumors on the spine may also cause paralysis by compressing the spinal cord.
Dr. Brian Lawenda
Radiation Oncology
In brief: Depends
Most cancers have the potential to spread if not treated.

In brief: Depends
Most cancers have the potential to spread if not treated.
Dr. Brian Lawenda
Dr. Brian Lawenda
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