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Breast cancer cells hibernate in the lung before forming secondary tumors.

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Healthy lung cells support the survival of breast cancer cells, allowing them to hibernate in the lung before forming secondary tumors, according to new research from the Crick. The findings could help the development of new treatments that interfere with this behavior, reducing the number of secondary cancers.

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So is the primary cancer in the breast or lungs? I’ll have to read the article. I’m abroad and WiFi not great.

Thanks for posting

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Primary is in the breast and it usually spreads to the bones before the lungs, liver or brain. At which point it is called secondary breast cancer of the bone, lung, liver or brain. But most people just call it terminal cancer. 2greys you are a fount of knowledge. XXXX

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deni-123red_ in reply to Hidden

Thanks for enlightening me. I know of too many breast cancer victims. Some have done well and sadly, others not.

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Same here, I'm one and now my sister has it. Too many lost warriors.😢

deni-123red_
deni-123red_ in reply to Hidden

So sorry to hear both you and your sister have it. I do know quite a few ladies who were diagnosed 20 plus years ago and they’re still going strong. Hope that’s the case with you and your sister. 🙏

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