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Can a local tumor in the lung spread to develop bone metases without affecting the rest of the lungs on xr?
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology
5 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
Small/oat cell carcinoma of the lung can disseminate widely in the body while the primary lesion may be too small to be detectable.

In brief: Yes
Small/oat cell carcinoma of the lung can disseminate widely in the body while the primary lesion may be too small to be detectable.
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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Dr. Liawaty Ho
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
3 doctors agree
In brief: Yes, it can
This happened frequently especially in small cell lung cancer, but also in non small cell lung cancer .
A "localized" tumor can spread and metastasize to the bone or other distant organs-without affecting the rest of the lung.

In brief: Yes, it can
This happened frequently especially in small cell lung cancer, but also in non small cell lung cancer .
A "localized" tumor can spread and metastasize to the bone or other distant organs-without affecting the rest of the lung.
Dr. Liawaty Ho
Dr. Liawaty Ho
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Dr. Andrew Turrisi
Radiation Oncology
2 doctors agree
In brief: Lung cancer
Obeys no rules . Direct spread to bones without hilar or mediastinal mets is one broken relatively freqently!

In brief: Lung cancer
Obeys no rules . Direct spread to bones without hilar or mediastinal mets is one broken relatively freqently!
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
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