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metastasis

[meh-tas-tuh-sis] the spread of cancer cells to one or more sites elsewhere in the body, often by way of the lymph system or bloodstream. Distant metastasis is spread to organs or tissues that are farther away (such as when lung cancer spreads to the brain). The plural of this word is metastases (meh-tas-tuh-sees). See also cancer, lymph node, lymph system, primary site.

Bone Metastasis

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What is metastasis?

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References: Bone Metastases

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How are bone metastases diagnosed?

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How are bone metastases treated?

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What are the risk factors for bone metastases?

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Signs and symptoms of bone metastases

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Can bone metastases be prevented?

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Local treatments for bone metastases

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Pain medicines for bone metastases

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