Carcinoma Of Unknown Primary
|Title:||Carcinoma Of Unknown Primary|
Carcinoma of unknown primary; drawing shows a primary tumor that has spread from an unknown site to other parts of the body (the lung and the brain). An inset shows cancer cells spreading from the primary cancer, through the blood and lymph systems, to another part of the body where a metastatic tumor has formed.
In carcinoma of unknown primary, cancer cells have spread in the body but the place where the primary cancer began is unknown.
Anatomy -- Lymphatic System
Cells or Tissue -- Abnormal Cells or Tissue
|Type:||Color, Medical Illustration (JPEG format)|
|Source:||National Cancer Institute|
|Creator:||Terese Winslow (Illustrator)|
|Date Created:||March 26, 2015|
|Date Added:||April 7, 2015|
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Rights holder: Terese Winslow