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Please let me clarify 2 things:
1.) this is a far from proven contention, and is NOT braodly accepted or even tested;
2.) the contention is based on retrospective statixstical analysis of data onm patients. Now with stats, there is only only trends and probablities, there are no absolutes. Therefore, even if this contention does hold after further testin and proving, it DOES NOT not mean that there will be some absolute horrible number over which IT IS metastatic (Carol is right, each individual is quite unique).
All it means (
There will allways be exceptions, and individual cases that do not fall inside the statistical prediction. Remember with stats, we can tell you that the chances of a ruoulette wheel spinnig a red/black next spin is almost 50%/50%, but that does NOT tell you what the spin will result in.
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