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glossary:primary_cancer_tumor

A tumor that is at the original site where it first arose. For example, a primary brain tumor is one that arose in the brain as opposed to one that arose elsewhere and metastasized (spread) to the brain. The original tumor is sometimes called “the primary.”

Common Misspellings: primary tumour, primary tumur

See Also:

* Lymphedema

* My Life with Lymphedema and lymphoma

Cervical cancer, breast, ovarian cancer

Secondary Lymphedema in the cancer patient

Kidney and Renal Cancer

Hodgkins Disease or Hodgkins Lymphoma

Gynecological cancer

Leg Lymphedema Gynecological Cancer

Kaposi's Sarcoma

Skin Cancer

Colon Cancer

Prostate Cancer

Melanoma

Male Breast Cancer

Leg Swelling

Arm Swelling

Swelling

Breast Cancer

Cancer Glossary

glossary/primary_cancer_tumor.txt · Last modified: 2012/10/16 14:40 (external edit)