metastases

Tumour deposit

What is a tumour deposit? A tumour deposit is a group of tumour cells outside of the original tumour. A tumour deposit can be found close to the original tumour, or in other organs and body sites far from the original tumour. Another name for a tumour deposit is metastasis. Where are tumour deposits normally …
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Metastasis

What does metastasis mean? A metastasis is the spread of tumour cells from the place where the tumour started to a different part of the body. Common locations for a metastasis include lymph nodes, lungs, liver, bones, or brain. Before tumour cells spread to another area of the body, they must enter a blood vessel …
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