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Is a remission the same as a cure for hematologic cancer?
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology
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In brief: No
Remission usually refers to lack of detectable signs of the cancer.
Cure is elimination of all cancer and is usually ascertained by the passage of time. Five years without any signs of cancer can usually be assumed to be cured.

In brief: No
Remission usually refers to lack of detectable signs of the cancer.
Cure is elimination of all cancer and is usually ascertained by the passage of time. Five years without any signs of cancer can usually be assumed to be cured.
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