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the spreading of a disease (especially cancer) to another part of the body

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In the present case, a young woman without lymphadenopathy developed bony metastasis 4 months after treatment.
Summary GlobalData's clinical trial report, "Brain Metastasis Global Clinical Trials Review, H1, 2014" provides data on the Brain Metastasis clinical trial scenario.
13,16) Despite these hypotheses, the mechanisms of metastasis to the skin remains an area of debate, and is a subject of ongoing investigation.
Lack of clinically proven prognostic markers and therapeutic agents for metastasis are major barriers for eradicating breast cancer deaths," says oncologist and lead investigator Li Ma.
The recent improvement in local control of central nervous system (CNS) [2] disease has stimulated efforts to increase the enrollment of brain metastasis patients in early-phase clinical trials (14).
The pathology of metastasis was consistent with that of a primary tumor in all cases.
As search engine terms go, it took him down many a wormhole in the PubMed research database, as the concept of nutrients and metastasis suppressor genes is rarely identified by journals.
In addition there were foci of reduced attenuation in the liver and thoracic skeletal metastasis with imminent cord compression at T4.
metastasis, the migration of cancer cells, according to the respected UK
Papillary thyroid microcarcinomas are slow-growing tumours; distant metastasis are very rare, mainly because of the predominantly lymphogenic metastasizing pattern observed in this tumor type.
Previously established risk factors for melanoma metastasis were reaffirmed in this study.
We hope that our results will help to optimize existing therapies and allow us to develop new agents that can be targeted against specific stages in the process of metastasis," Nature quoted Winkler as saying.
Metastasis is one of the leading causes of death from cancer.
Researchers at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center have identified a new marker for breast cancer metastasis called TMEM, for Tumor Microenvironment of Metastasis.
Breast cancer metastasis suppressor 1 up-regulates mir-146, which suppresses breast cancer metastasis