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If cancer of the renal pelvis or ureter spreads
Cancer cells can spread from the renal pelvis or ureter to other parts of the body. This spread is called metastasis.
Understanding how a type of cancer usually grows and spreads helps your healthcare team plan your treatment and future care. If cancer of the renal pelvis or ureter spreads, it can spread to the following:
I’m extremely grateful to the Canadian Cancer Society for funding my research with an Innovation Grant.
What’s the lifetime risk of getting cancer?
The latest Canadian Cancer Statistics report shows about half of Canadians are expected to be diagnosed with cancer in their lifetime.