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 Most Mets - Liver Vs. Adrenal  



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In F.A. They write that the adrenal is the most common receiving organ for mets,

and that the most common site for mets is 1. Lymp node 2. Liver.



Do you understand it ?





  #2

what is mets????


  #3

metastasis


  #4

I don't understand if it's the adrenal or the liver to receive most metastases



  #5

I think it should b liver


  #6

The incidence of Mets depends on the site of the primary tumor... e.g.: Gastric tumors frequently metastasize to nodes but seldom to da liver and very frequently to the peritoneum... Breast Cancer usually give lymph node metastasis, then lung, pleural, liver and brain. In lung cancer, the adrenal is the third ranked organ for mets... So I believe it should be lymph nodes and then liver. Mets to the adrenal are quite rare, as a matter of fact.


Edited by Daniel_Matos on Apr 25, 2006 - 4:34 PM

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thanks.





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