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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<50 years for breast cancer) Bilateral cancer Multifocal tumours More than one type of associated cancer in one individual Specific cancers in high-risk population groups (e.g.
Candidates for hemiablative therapy are those patients with unifocal lesions and unilateral disease or patients with bilateral cancer and insignificant disease contralaterally.
To see whether nipple-sparing surgery could be safely performed in patients with node-positive disease, the researchers took a retrospective look at data on 226 patients (14 with bilateral cancers) scheduled for nipple-sparing mastectomy at their center from 2009 through 2014.
[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.e.

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