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Does brain cancer ever spread to the lungs?
7 doctors weighed in

Dr. Cliff Robinson
Radiation Oncology
2 doctors agree
In brief: Almost never
Tumors that start in the brain (such as glioma- the most common primary tumor ) almost never metastasize outside the brain, to the extent that they are reportable as case reports.

In brief: Almost never
Tumors that start in the brain (such as glioma- the most common primary tumor ) almost never metastasize outside the brain, to the extent that they are reportable as case reports.
Dr. Cliff Robinson
Dr. Cliff Robinson
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Dr. Liawaty Ho
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Brain cancer
Primary brain cancers - cancer that originated from the brain itself- do not spread outside the brain.
Brain metastases- cancers that spread to the brain from a primary cancers located outside the brain- is way more common than primary brain cancer. For instance, lung cancer, breast cancer spread commonly to the brain.

In brief: Brain cancer
Primary brain cancers - cancer that originated from the brain itself- do not spread outside the brain.
Brain metastases- cancers that spread to the brain from a primary cancers located outside the brain- is way more common than primary brain cancer. For instance, lung cancer, breast cancer spread commonly to the brain.
Dr. Liawaty Ho
Dr. Liawaty Ho
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Dr. Igor Yusupov
Neurosurgery
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Not likely
Brain tumors usually do not spread to other parts of the body.

In brief: Not likely
Brain tumors usually do not spread to other parts of the body.
Dr. Igor Yusupov
Dr. Igor Yusupov
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