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Where is prostate cancer commonly spread to?

27 doctors weighed in
Dr. Phillip Porch
General Practice
19 doctors agree

In brief: Bones and lymph node

Prostate cancer typically spreads to the pelvic lymph nodes or into bones, particularly he spine.

In brief: Bones and lymph node

Prostate cancer typically spreads to the pelvic lymph nodes or into bones, particularly he spine.
Dr. Phillip Porch
Dr. Phillip Porch
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Dr. Liawaty Ho
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
4 doctors agree

In brief: Lymph nodes/bones

Commonly spread to lymph nodes- then spread to bones very commonly- especially the pelvic bones, spines.
Less commonly than lymph nodes and bones- prostate cancer also can spread to liver and lung.

In brief: Lymph nodes/bones

Commonly spread to lymph nodes- then spread to bones very commonly- especially the pelvic bones, spines.
Less commonly than lymph nodes and bones- prostate cancer also can spread to liver and lung.
Dr. Liawaty Ho
Dr. Liawaty Ho
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2 doctors agree

In brief: Lymph nodes,

Prostate cancer first spread to adjacent lymph nodes first then next chain of nodes, then to bones.

In brief: Lymph nodes,

Prostate cancer first spread to adjacent lymph nodes first then next chain of nodes, then to bones.
Dr. Addagada Rao
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Dr. Herman Hammerstead
Surgery - Trauma
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Bones

Primarely pelvic, but also to spine, femur and ribs

In brief: Bones

Primarely pelvic, but also to spine, femur and ribs
Dr. Herman Hammerstead
Dr. Herman Hammerstead
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Dr. Chad Levitt
Radiation Oncology

In brief: Extra capsular also

Not to confuse the issue, but the initial site of concern for spread is outside of the capsule surrounding the majority of the prostate gland, as discussed in partin tables, this can often be treated at the time of definitive local therapy.
If further progression occurs it can go to lymph nodes regionally and ultimately bone distantly.

In brief: Extra capsular also

Not to confuse the issue, but the initial site of concern for spread is outside of the capsule surrounding the majority of the prostate gland, as discussed in partin tables, this can often be treated at the time of definitive local therapy.
If further progression occurs it can go to lymph nodes regionally and ultimately bone distantly.
Dr. Chad Levitt
Dr. Chad Levitt
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