Cancer that has spread from its place of origin, called the primary tumor site, to another part of the body is called metastatic cancer.
cancer that has spread beyond its original site. Once cancer has metastasized, it is in the later stages and difficult to control or treat.
The spread of cancer from the initial site to other places in the body.
Describes cancerous cells that have spread to other organs.
Cancerous tumor that has spread to another part of the body.
The spread of cancer cells to distant areas of the body through the lymph system or bloodstream.