Metastasis

Cancer is a disease involving abnormal and uncontrollable growth of cells. These cells grow at the expense of normal tissues and compete for oxygen and glucose. Cancer has the potential to invade surrounding normal tissues and spread to other parts of the body.

This spreading of cancer is called metastasis. Check out this presentation on metastasis. It includes the basics of what is cancer and recent scientific evidence regarding the mechanisms of metastasis.

Dr Krithika A Ramaswamy

Dr Krithika A Ramaswamy

Resident Medical Officer, Spa Ritual Healthcare Pvt Ltd, Bengaluru
Bengaluru, Karnataka, India