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Misdiagnosis of Hidden Causes of Metastatic breast cancer

Underlying conditions list:

The list of possible underlying conditions mentioned in various sources for Metastatic breast cancer includes:

  • Early menarche
  • Late menopause
  • Hormone replacement therapy
  • Age at birth of first child- if aged more than 30 years, relative risk is 2 times higher
  • Family history
  • Genetic predisposition
  • Cancer cells can break away from the original cancer in the breast. This may happen before treatment of the cancer in the breast or after treatment if some cancer cells are left. Cancer cells that break away can spread to other parts of the body via blood vessels or lymphatic vessels. Lymphatic vessels are tiny vessels that usually run beside veins and collect fluid and dead cells

Metastatic breast cancer as a complication:

Other conditions that might have Metastatic breast cancer as a complication might be potential underlying conditions. The list of conditions listing Metastatic breast cancer as a complication includes:

About underlying conditions:

With a diagnosis of Metastatic breast cancer, it is important to consider whether there is an underlying condition causing Metastatic breast cancer. These are other medical conditions that may possibly cause Metastatic breast cancer. For general information on this form of misdiagnosis, see Underlying Condition Misdiagnosis or Overview of Misdiagnosis.


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