NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms

The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 8,378 terms related to cancer and medicine.

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locally recurrent cancer
(LOH-kuh-lee ree-KER-ent KAN-ser)
Cancer that has recurred (come back) at or near the same place as the original (primary) tumor, usually after a period of time during which the cancer could not be detected.