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(of a cancer) spread to other sites in the body by metastasis.‘his cancer had metastasized to the liver’‘metastasizing tumour cells’
grow, increase, escalate, advance, develop, broaden, expand, widen, proliferate, mushroomView synonyms
- ‘In 70 percent of these cases, the cancer will have metastasized, or spread to other areas of the body.’
- ‘In addition, cancers can metastasize by penetrating into blood vessels, lymphatics, and body cavities.’
- ‘Lung cancers often metastasize to the brain, liver, adrenals, bone, and kidneys but evaluation of these organs is usually directed by symptoms and clinical suspicion rather than by routine scanning.’
- ‘Cancer cells can also metastasize from their original site to other parts of the body.’
- ‘Vertical-phase tumors are more likely to metastasize (spread cancer to other parts of the body) than radial melanomas.’
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