metastasize

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spread throughout the body

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Surgeons who remove cancerous prostates often take tissue from nearby lymph nodes at the same time, since these nodes are likely to be the first place to which a cancer metastasizes.
As we discuss, physicians are unanimous in calling for the development of a diagnostic test that can identify CaO before it metastasizes.
BCC is a slow-growing tumor that rarely metastasizes, and the relative 5-year survival rate is greater than 99%.
29 antigen is present on breast cancer cells and is shed into the bloodstream in high levels as breast cancer metastasizes (spreads).