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Systemic cancer - Definition

May 2016


Systemic cancer is synonymous with metastatic cancer. This is an initial cancer, called primitive, which developed metastases that migrated to different parts of the body. Cancer cells break away from the original tumor and move to another organ, mainly the liver, bones, lungs, and brain. This spread may be due to the type of cancer, its duration, its level, or location. In the case of systemic cancer, the prognosis is seriously life-threatening.

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