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In-transit metastasis

What is an in-transit metastasis? In-transit metastasis is a group of tumour cells found within the skin or soft tissue at least 2 cm from the original tumour. The word ‘in-transit’ is used because the tumour cells are found in between the original tumour and the first lymph nodes that drain that area of the …
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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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