metastatic carcinoma

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met·a·stat·ic car·ci·no·ma

a carcinoma that has appeared in a region remote from its site of origin, as in metastasis (2).
Synonym(s): secondary carcinoma
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Disease-free survival was defined as the length of time after randomization during which patients had no local recurrence, contralateral breast cancer, distant metastasis, secondary carcinoma and/or death from any cause.
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