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advanced cancer: listen (ad-VANST KAN-ser): Cancer that has spread to other places in the body and usually cannot be cured or controlled with treatment.


Definition of end-stage cancer. ... Planning the Transition to End-of-Life Care in Advanced Cancer. National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health ...


terminal cancer: listen (TER-mih-nul KAN-ser): Cancer that cannot be cured and leads to death. Also called end-stage cancer.


Advanced cancers have usually spread from where they started to other parts of the body. This is known as metastatic cancer. But not all advanced cancers are ...


Dec 15, 2016 ... Not all health professionals may use the term advanced cancer to mean the exact same thing.


Aug 10, 2015 ... In this study, we evaluated the understanding of the definition of advanced versus terminal cancer of the general population and determined ...


Dec 1, 2016 ... Advanced cancer usually can't be cured, but it can often be controlled. Treatment will depend on where the cancer started, how far it has ...


Looking for online definition of terminal cancer in the Medical Dictionary? terminal cancer explanation free. What is terminal cancer? Meaning of terminal cancer ...


Physicians either do not define cancer patients as being terminal, or their prognostic estimates tend to be optimistic. This might affect patients' appropriate and ...