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