Sentence Examples


  • It invades surrounding tissue and spreads to nearby or distant organs (metastasis).
  • For example, research in 2003 found that a combination of chemotherapy and gene therapy stopped breast cancer and its metastasis (spread to other organs or parts of the body).
  • The pathologist who evaluates cancer cells in biopsied tissue designates the cancer as being stage I, II, III, or IV, in terms of the degree of metastasis.
  • Metastasis is very serious in MTC because chemotherapy and radiation therapy are not effective in controlling its spread.
  • In about 15 percent of cases, physicians find some degree of cancer spread (metastasis).