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Which organs more often involve metastases than primary tumor? I think it's lung, liver, brain, bone, heart, but I'm not sure. Can't seem to find this information anywhere.
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I think. Liver and bone but not sure
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Goljan 4ed pg 203

metastasis is more common than primary cancer in the following location:

Lymph nodes :metastatic ca of Breast and Lung ca
Lungs : metastatic ca of Breast
Liver : lung ca
Bone : metastatic ca of Breast
Brain : metastatic ca of Lung

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