When Cancer Returns
From the National Cancer Institute with the general how and why, including
related definition of terms and helpful advice on what to ask your doctor.
- Breast Cancer Recurrences
Detailed overview of the different types including local, regional and
Cancer Recurrence Information on MedicineNet.com
A portal to extensive info on the subject with explanations on diseases
and conditions related to breast cancer recurrence, news & feature
articles on the topic, glossary of terms.
cancer has come back, now what?
Guide to what to expect from SusanLoveMD.org on how it happens, what
it means when it appears in the treated breast, mastectomy scar or armpit,
and a discussion on effective treatments.
Basic fact sheet describing symptoms, common recurrence indicators,
why it happens, and a general overview of treatment options.
Survival Common with Local Breast Cancer Recurrence
2002 report on hopeful research showing long-term survival rates for
those experience a recurrence in the same area where it was first found.
Indicators of Breast Cancer Recurrence
Archived Oncology report says routine lab tests are not justifiable
following curative treatment. It seems safe to reduce follow-up to history
and physical exam.
Linked To Recurrence of Breast Cancer
A brief review of findings published in in the October 1999 issue of
the Journal of Clinical Oncology.