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Definition of "metastatic" []

  • Relating to metastasis. (adjective)

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Use "metastatic" in a sentence
  • "The evidence is anecdotal, Dr. Newcomer notes, but a goal of the pilot program is to reduce any overuse in metastatic cancer patients while still paying doctors to care for patients."
  • "Typically treatments are first studied in metastatic patients — for whom cancer has spread from the original tumor site to other parts of the body — who didn't benefit from standard therapies."
  • "Cancer that has spread beyond the lymph nodes is referred to as metastatic or stage 4."