spontaneous regression of cancer

spontaneous regression of cancer

Oncology The partial or complete disappearance of a histologically-confirmed malignancy in absence of treatment or with treatment deemed inadequate to sufficiently alter its natural course. See Melanoma.
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Spontaneous regression of cancer was first defined by Everson and Cole in 1959 as the partial or complete disappearance of a malignant tumour without any treatment.
Spontaneous regression of cancer and the importance of finding its cause.
Efforts to explain spontaneous regression of cancer.
The case was written up in the Hawaii Medical Journal in 2000 in an article about complete spontaneous regression of cancer.
Four of these patients (patients 1, 2, 3, and 7) are bona fide examples of spontaneous regression of cancer, which was eloquently defined and discussed at the Conference on Spontaneous Regression of Cancer in 1976.
Cole wrote a celebrated little book on the topic, Spontaneous Regression of Cancer.

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