Terminal Breast Cancer It is not easy for anyone to hear that they have cancer, let alone terminal breast cancer. Breast cancer is a huge opponent in the world of women, but terminal cancer is something that just boggles the mind and heart of any man or woman.
Breast cancer can spread when the cancer cells get into the blood or lymph system and are carried to other parts of the body. The lymph system is a network of lymph (or lymphatic) vessels found throughout the body that connects lymph nodes (small bean-shaped collections of immune system cells).
Although cervical cancers start from cells with pre-cancerous changes (pre-cancers), only some of the women with pre-cancers of the cervix will develop cancer. It usually takes several years for cervical pre-cancer to change to cervical cancer, but it also can happen in less than a year.
There is a differentiation between stage 4 Hodgkin lymphoma and stage 4 non-Hodgkin lymphoma, according to Healthline. Stage 4 Hodgkin lymphoma affects the lymph nodes below and above the diaphragm, and cancer cells are present in the bone, liver, lung or other regions of the body.
The stage of leukemia is one of the most important factors in evaluating treatment options. Most cancers are staged based on the size and spread of tumors. However, because leukemia already occurs in the developing blood cells within the bone marrow, leukemia staging is a little bit different.
The most common type of cancer that starts in the liver – much more common than intrahepatic bile duct cancer – is hepatocellular carcinoma, which develops from liver cells. Hepatocellular carcinoma is discussed in more detail in Liver Cancer. Cancers that start in some other organs can spread to the liver.
Prostate cancer is defined as ''advanced'' when it spreads outside the prostate gland. It may spread to nearby tissues, lymph nodes, bones, or other parts of the body. When it is spread beyond the tissues directly adjacent to the prostate gland, it is called metastatic prostate cancer.
Where does untreated/terminal testicular cancer spread to? 4 Mar 2016 22:14 As you might remember my 43 year old precious brother is severly mentally disabled and has been unable to cope with treatment for his testicular cancer (other than the removal of the testi and one attempted dose of chemotherapy) it was diagnosed at stage 2B January 2015.