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Are there long-term effects of cancer?

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Dr. Barry Rosen
Surgery
3 doctors agree

In brief: Potential recurrence

The potential for cancer to recur after treatment is dependent on the type of cancer and it's stage.
One of the most challenging aspects of a cancer DX is learning to live with this risk after completion of initial treatment. While we like to use words like "cure" and "remission", this is not always a perfect science. The goal is to be aware of this risk but not let it take over your life.

In brief: Potential recurrence

The potential for cancer to recur after treatment is dependent on the type of cancer and it's stage.
One of the most challenging aspects of a cancer DX is learning to live with this risk after completion of initial treatment. While we like to use words like "cure" and "remission", this is not always a perfect science. The goal is to be aware of this risk but not let it take over your life.
Dr. Barry Rosen
Dr. Barry Rosen
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology

In brief: Yes, serious ones

Left untreated, cancers usually will make a person sick and kill the individual.
However, effective treatments are available for most cancers and one should not delay seeking care.

In brief: Yes, serious ones

Left untreated, cancers usually will make a person sick and kill the individual.
However, effective treatments are available for most cancers and one should not delay seeking care.
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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