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micrometastases

[mike-row-muh-TAS-tuh-sis] the spread of cancer cells in groups so small that they can only be seen under a microscope.

How is breast cancer staged?

... a grain of rice). Micrometastases are counted only if there aren't any
larger areas of cancer spread. Areas of cancer spread ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/breastcancer/detailedguide/breast-cancer-staging

How is breast cancer in men staged?

... a grain of rice). Micrometastases are counted only if there aren't any
larger areas of cancer spread. Areas of cancer spread ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/breastcancerinmen/detailedguide/breast-cancer-in-men-staging

Unlocking the Mysteries of Metastasis

... The stalled cells are called micrometastases, and these small clusters of cells
can remain in the new site, for decades, not growing, and not causing ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/news/expertvoices/post/2013/01/23/unlocking-the-mysteries-of-metastasis.aspx

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... The stalled cells are called micrometastases, and these small clusters of cells
can remain in the new site, for decades, not growing, and not causing ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/news/expertvoices/category/feed/promising-research.aspx

Saved this Article

... What if my report mentions micrometastases in a lymph node? ... If
micrometastases are present it, the N stage is described as pN1mi. ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/understandingyourdiagnosis/understandingyourpathologyreport/breastpathology/breast-cancer-pathology

乳癌詞彙乳房解剖圖

... 參見「原 發部位」、「癌症」。 微轉移(micrometastases):癌細胞群的擴散
非常微量,只能在顯微鏡下才能看到。 改良式根除性乳房 ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/content/@healthpromotions/documents/document/acsq-021013.pdf

How is osteosarcoma staged?

... But even when imaging tests do not show that the cancer has spread to distant
areas, most patients are likely to have micrometastases (very small ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/osteosarcoma/detailedguide/osteosarcoma-staging

Treatment based on the extent of the osteosarcoma

... Even when imaging tests do not show that the cancer has spread to distant
areas, some patients are likely to have micrometastases (very small ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/osteosarcoma/detailedguide/osteosarcoma-treating-by-extent

Cancer Glossary

... micrometastases Search [mike-row-muh-TAS-tuh-sis]. the spread of cancer
cells in groups so small that they can only be seen under a microscope. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/cancerglossary/index.aspx?letter=m

How are Ewing tumors staged?

... Even when imaging tests do not show that the cancer has spread to distant
areas, many patients are likely to have micrometastases (very small ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/ewingfamilyoftumors/detailedguide/ewing-family-of-tumors-staging