recurrent cancer

recurrent cancer

Oncology A cancer that reappears in a site where it was eradicated or disappeared. Cf Remission, Residual cancer.

Patient discussion about recurrent cancer

Q. Is there any chances of breast cancer recurrence after mastectomy and to what extent? hi guys…..please clarify ……Is there any chances of breast cancer recurrence after mastectomy and to what extent?

A. Yes, there are chances of breast cancer recurrence. Every one out of 13 patient had a chance for it to recur within 10 years mostly at the same place. It can also spread to other parts even. Recurrence among the patients with breast removal is also found but its chances are very less and its risk reduces to below 80%.

More discussions about recurrent cancer
References in periodicals archive ?
Having undergone three failed surgeries to treat multiple point recurrent cancer of the leg bone in Uzbekistan, 24 year old SobidjOn Juraev had given up all hope of returning to a normal life.
Five patients reported in the literature have had recurrent cancer and three have died, although Dr.
Without it, he said, his wife may not survive her recurrent cancer.
Choline C 11 injection provides an important imaging method to help detect the location of prostate cancer in patients whose blood tests suggest recurrent cancer when other imaging tests are negative," Dr.
1%, and a distribution of recurrent cancer mostly at the apex, base and seminal vesicles.
He said: "Patients undergoing breast-conserving surgery are more likely to have recurrent cancer and the amount of tissue removed around the tumour, known as the free margin, remains controversial.
However patients undergoing breast conserving surgery are more likely to have recurrent cancer and the amount of tissue removed around the tumour, known as the free margin, remains controversial.
The breakthrough multiple myeloma drugs Velcade (bortezomib) and Revlimid (lenolidamide) could not prevent the cancer from recurring and failed to work at all on a large percentage of recurrent cancer.
Eligible patients include those with metastatic stage IIIB, or stage IV, or recurrent squamous cell carcinoma of the lung who are chemotherapy naive for their metastatic or recurrent cancer.
Those around Mary saw her as a spirited fighter, dueling her recurrent cancer to a standstill through five rounds of treatment over nearly 12 years before it finally got the best of her.
1-3) Management requires exclusion of recurrent cancer and other causes of dysphagia.
94) Overall, in cases of rising CEA levels, PET and PET/CT may be useful to localize recurrent cancer with a high positive predictive value but, in a fraction of patients, may fail to localize all sites of disease or may fail to localize disease altogether.

Full browser ?