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Is it possible to have breast cancer cells in lung cancer?

12 doctors weighed in
Dr. David Cooke
Surgery - Thoracic
8 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

It means the origin of the tumor is from the breast.
It is a primary breast cancer that has spread or metastasized to the lung.

In brief: Yes

It means the origin of the tumor is from the breast.
It is a primary breast cancer that has spread or metastasized to the lung.
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Dr. William A Biermann
Internal Medicine - Oncology
3 doctors agree

In brief: I think breast ca

Physicians do speak a "foreign tongue" at times.
Many patients ask me when the have spread of cancer to a bone, if they have bone cancer. Breast cancer cells in lung cancer are more likely breast cancer cells that have spread to the lung. There would be a cancerous mass in the lung and a biopsy would show breast cancer cells. This would be metastatic cancer to the lung. I think that is your issue.

In brief: I think breast ca

Physicians do speak a "foreign tongue" at times.
Many patients ask me when the have spread of cancer to a bone, if they have bone cancer. Breast cancer cells in lung cancer are more likely breast cancer cells that have spread to the lung. There would be a cancerous mass in the lung and a biopsy would show breast cancer cells. This would be metastatic cancer to the lung. I think that is your issue.
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2 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Lung cancer - as in other organs where cancer is found include primary ( from within) and secondary ( as the result of cancer spread) cancers.
Breast cancer can spread to brain, bone, lung, and liver.

In brief: Yes

Lung cancer - as in other organs where cancer is found include primary ( from within) and secondary ( as the result of cancer spread) cancers.
Breast cancer can spread to brain, bone, lung, and liver.
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