metastasize


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spread throughout the body

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However, Merkel cell carcinoma was less likely to metastasize to the brain (3% of lesions, vs.
The tumors did not respond well to traditional therapies, tended to metastasize quickly and had a high likelihood of recurrence.
A significant risk of malignant tumors is that cancer cells can spread, or metastasize.
When germ cell tumors do metastasize to the cervical lymph nodes, such deposition may occur through either lymphatic or hematogenous channels.
Prechtl has been able to distinguish tumors that have high uPA and PAI-1 concentrations from tumors low in these proteins, which are "crucial for the ability of tumor cells to metastasize," Arteaga says.
Politicians ignore the little problems and let them metastasize - then panic when they're too big to handle.
They added a working heparanase gene to tumor cells that rarely metastasize and injected them into rodents.
Yet for an unlucky few men, this cancer can metastasize and kill.
Histologically, malignant lesions have been reported to metastasize in as many as 50% of cases.
Though most prostate cancers do not metastasize, seeding new tumors throughout the body, those that do become incurable.
Renal cell carcinoma is the third most common neoplasm reported to metastasize to the head and neck region; only breast and lung carcinomas do so more often.
The dark side of this growth factor, and others like it, is that they also boost a tumor's blood supply, thus enabling it to grow and metastasize to distant parts of the body.