recurrence

(ree-KER-ents)

Cancer that has recurred (come back), usually after a period of time during which the cancer could not be detected. The cancer may come back to the same place as the original (primary) tumor or to another place in the body. Also called recurrent cancer.

Pronunciation of dictionary term "recurrence"

Pronunciation of dictionary term "recidiva"

Cáncer que recidivó (volvió), habitualmente después de un período durante el cual el cáncer no se pudo detectar. El cáncer puede volver al mismo lugar del tumor original (primario) o a otra parte del cuerpo. También se llama cáncer recidivante.

When Cancer Returns