Where in the body can lung cancer spread?

Dr. Jeanne Morrison, PhD
Family Practitioner

Lung cancer can spread to other parts of the body. The liver, brain and bone are just three examples of areas where lung cancer can spread. Like other cancers that spread to other parts of the body, lung cancer that has spread is referred to as metastasized cancer. Cancer that has spread to other parts of the body is more difficult to treat.

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