bilateral cancer

bilateral cancer

A cancer that occurs in both paired organs—e.g., both breasts, kidneys, ovaries—either synchronously or metachronously.

bilateral cancer

Oncology A cancer that occurs in both paired organs–eg, both breasts, kidneys, ovaries, etc
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Candidates for hemiablative therapy are those patients with unifocal lesions and unilateral disease or patients with bilateral cancer and insignificant disease contralaterally.
2] While some workers consider contralateral breast cancer diagnosed within one year as synchronous others term only those bilateral cancers diagnosed with in three months of each other as synchronous variant.
Bilateral cancers are synchronous when diagnosed at the same time or within 6 months of each other, and metachronous when they occur bilaterally at different times, i.

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