Mechanisms of Cancer Spread

An introduction to the mechanisms of cancer spread. For more information, please refer to the basic oncology principles module on

Dr. Paris-Ann Ingledew, radiation oncologist
Medical students: Tim Kong, Lisa Wang and Wynn Tran

Image Credits:
Supraclavicular lymph node palpation image was derived from an illustration by Patrick J. Lynch (illustrator) and C. Carl Jaffe, MD (cardiologist), which was distributed under a Creative Commons Attribution 2.5 license.
The original may be found on Wikimedia Commons at:
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All other images were either:
– provided by Sparkol VideoScribe,
– original work, or
– derived from public domain images

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