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Are breast cancer and bone cancer related?

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Dr. Carlo Contreras
Surgery - Oncology
3 doctors agree

In brief: Sort of

Breast cancer can spread to the bones; this is called metastasis.
This is the closest relationship.

In brief: Sort of

Breast cancer can spread to the bones; this is called metastasis.
This is the closest relationship.
Dr. Carlo Contreras
Dr. Carlo Contreras
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Dr. Barry Rosen
Surgery
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Metastatic Disease

What makes any cancer "evil" is its ability to break away from its organ of origin and travel thru the body taking up residence in other organs; this secondary organ involvement is referred to as metastases.
The bones are a common site of breast ca mets. Rx hinges upon chemotherapy to kill as many cancer cells as possible, supplemented by radiation therapy to control its growth (and symptoms).

In brief: Metastatic Disease

What makes any cancer "evil" is its ability to break away from its organ of origin and travel thru the body taking up residence in other organs; this secondary organ involvement is referred to as metastases.
The bones are a common site of breast ca mets. Rx hinges upon chemotherapy to kill as many cancer cells as possible, supplemented by radiation therapy to control its growth (and symptoms).
Dr. Barry Rosen
Dr. Barry Rosen
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