Does metastasis happen earlier than previously thought?
Full article: https://www.statnews.com/2016/12/14/cancer-cells-spread-metastases/
Sharon Begley discusses an unconventional new idea about how cancer cells spread (a process known as metastasis) in her recent piece for the website STAT. She states that, “cancer cells spread way earlier than thought, seeding metastases that cause most deaths.” (3/28/17)
Questions To Ask Your Health Care Provider
- What signs and symptoms should I look for if I am concerned that my cancer has spread?
- I have metastatic breast cancer, have both my primary tumor and my metastatic tumor been tumor tested?
- What are the best ways I can be monitored for relapse?
- What are the signs or symptoms of relapse for my breast cancer?
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