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Promotion to stage IV

The CT scan showed a (1) metastasis on my liver. When we looked back on older CT-scans for that particular spot, we found that this met probably started to manifest itself already in May 2013. 88 more words

Pancreatic Cancer

Halting Tumor Metastasis

Cancer has two main characteristics: abnormal cell growth and the ability to spread to other parts of the body.  Many cancers prove to be relatively curable if found at an early stage in development, where the main concern is abnormal cell growth.  512 more words


Peachy Goodness. Peach Compounds Inhibit Tumour Growth

A few years ago Noratto and others found peach extracts inhibited cancer cell growth in vitro. In this new study, they implanted breast cancer cells in mice. 215 more words

Science Abstracts

Rising PSA.

An 86 year-old man with a history of carcinoma of the prostate was sent for a bone scan for an increase in his PSA level. 133 more words

Bone Scan

Spanish Saul From The 'Breaking Bad' Remake Threatens Boyd Crowder For TV's Best Hair

I wasn’t planning on watching Metástasis, the Spanish-language Breaking Bad remake, partially because I’m not sure if I get UniMás but mostly because my Spanish is, how you say, no good-o. 151 more words


Gleason score and metastatic prostate cancer; risk for 4-year mortality

It is difficult to accurately interpret a set of data just published that was designed to assess the relationship between 4-year survival and Gleason score at diagnosis in men… 689 more words


Survivor Guilt

A young woman died yesterday of metastatic lung cancer; I am still here. Why? I don’t know why. I read almost daily of someone in our lung cancer community who has died. 316 more words