Myth: Radiation therapy increases the chances of the breast cancer spreading. Radiation therapy is done with the intention of reducing the spread of the cancer. Therefore, if you have cancer in one breast and if you go for radiation therapy for it, the chance of it spreading to the other breast does not exist....
What is stage 3 breast cancer? An abnormal cell mass that develops when controls of the cell cycle and cell division malfunction is called a neoplasm. However, not all neoplasms are cancerous. Benign neoplasms are strictly local affairs. They tend to be surrounded by a capsule, grow slowly, and seldom kill their hosts...
Trial FX was asked to demonstrate how an undiagnosed breast cancer mass was able to metastasize and infiltrate vital organs via the circulatory and lymphatic systems.
Talking about bone cancer, you will find that there are two types of this disease. They are primary and secondary cancer. You will find that the secondary cancer will be more dangerous than the primary one. This indicates that a person has other forms of cancer that have spread to the bones. Some...
An introduction to the mechanisms of cancer spread. For more information, please refer to the basic oncology principles module on LearnOncology.ca: http://learnoncology.ca/wordpress/modules/general-oncology-principles/basic-oncology-principles/ Contributors: 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,...
Lymphosarcoma is one of the most common types of cancers seen. It is also referred to as lymphoma or non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. In dogs, many different species develop Lymphosarcoma. Like any other cancer, this one can "metastasize", which means it can spread and affect other organs and tissues.Most dogs get a type of lymphosarcoma that...
Metastasis is the spread of cancer from one site to another and is responsible for the vast majority of deaths from cancer. Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Iowa (http://www.uihealthcare.org/holden/) is focused on researching the nature of cancer cells, with a particular emphasis on the process of metastasis. In this video Michael Henry,...