Metastases Sentence Examples
Factors contributing to this poor outlook include the presence of locally advanced disease and undiagnosed metastases at presentation.
Professor Taylor's main clinical and research interests lie in surgical oncology but particularly colorectal cancer and colorectal liver metastases.
Other symptoms of distant metastases are sciatica, lymph node enlargement, swelling in the lower limbs.
The small bowel follow-through demonstrated 32 of 55 metastases (sensitivity 58% ).
One patient who died of metastases had epithelioid cell type melanoma.Advertisement
Janine gave a very entertaining and informative talk on her long-term study on bone metastases.
Radical resection of selected bone metastases not only improves quality of life for patients, it also leads to good long-term outcomes.
Occasionally surgical resection of isolated solitary distant metastases (usually lung) offers the prospect of prolonged long-term survival.
Previous studies have demonstrated improved survival after complete resection of pulmonary and hollow viscus gastrointestinal metastases.
Local recurrence was seen in 76% of patients, but in half of these synchronous hepatic metastases were present.Advertisement
The biopsy provides information about the type of cancer, its stage, the aggressiveness of the cancer in invading nearby tissue or organs, and the extent of metastases at diagnosis.
The aim of cancer treatment is to remove or destroy all or as much of the primary tumor as possible and to prevent its recurrence or metastases.
During surgery biopsies may also be performed on tissue that may be affected by metastases.
The prognosis involves the type of cancer, its degree of invasiveness, and the extent of metastases at diagnosis.