in-transit metastasis

Definition / meaning of in-transit metastasis

A type of metastasis in which skin cancer spreads through a lymph vessel and begins to grow more than 2 centimeters away from the primary tumor but before it reaches the nearest lymph node.

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The Web site of the National Cancer Institute (http://www.cancer.gov/)

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