Although certain types of metastatic cancers are curable using various treatments, most patients who have been diagnosed with metastatic cancer have resulted in fatalities, as stated by the National Cancer Institute of t... More »

The five-year relative survival rate for metastatic liver cancer with regional spread to nearby organs and lymph nodes is 7 percent, as of 2015, according to the American Cancer Society. The survival rate for liver cance... More »

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Patients with spinal bone cancer have a median survival rate of 10 months, according to the Annals of Oncology journal. Once a patient experiences cord compression, the life expectancy is reduced to three months. Althoug... More »

Metastatic cancer is a type of cancer that has spread from the original point of cancer to another place in the body, according to the National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health. Metastasis occurs whe... More »

The National Cancer Institute offers an A to Z list of cancers for patients to learn about research, treatment and prevention on each different type, notes NCI. The website also gives basic information on what cancer is,... More »

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With the exception of non-melanoma skin cancer, the most common cancers in adults in the United States are breast, prostate and lung cancer, states the National Institutes of Health's National Cancer Institute. The most ... More »

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Images of melanoma cancer are presented on the official websites of the National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health and Mayo Clinic. An image gallery of various types of skin cancer, including melanoma... More »

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