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What are recurrent tumors?

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Dr. Pierre Theodore
General Practice
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In brief: "Relapse"

Cancers that are treated can recur in one of two general ways locally or systemically.
A local recurrence can often be retreated with surgery or radiotherapy. Systemic recurrence with tumor developing in distant organs is often managed with chemotherapy.

In brief: "Relapse"

Cancers that are treated can recur in one of two general ways locally or systemically.
A local recurrence can often be retreated with surgery or radiotherapy. Systemic recurrence with tumor developing in distant organs is often managed with chemotherapy.
Dr. Pierre Theodore
Dr. Pierre Theodore
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Dr. Reza Shirazi
Radiation Oncology

In brief: Treated / back now

Once treated and in remission for a period of time, but found to have come back.
Typically a biopsy is performed to document recurrence.

In brief: Treated / back now

Once treated and in remission for a period of time, but found to have come back.
Typically a biopsy is performed to document recurrence.
Dr. Reza Shirazi
Dr. Reza Shirazi
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