Što je točno metastatski karcinom?

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Više od 90 posto smrti koje su izravno ili neizravno uzrokovane rakom ne potiču od originalnog tumora - oni su uzrokovani rakom koji se proširio na druge dijelove tijela, poznat kao metastatski ili karcinom IV.

Stage IV cancer is particularly serious because it tends to target vital organs. At these new sites, tumor cells act differently, making therapies less effective. The goal of treatment often turns from curing to moderating, but survivors could still live for years, says Marleen Meyers, MD, medical oncologist at the NYU Langone Perlmutter Cancer Center. It doesn’t mean they’re going to die imminently or have a short life expectancy—it just means treatment isn’t for curative intent but to alleviate symptoms or prolong life