Breast cancer recurrence happens when someone who has previously been diagnosed with and cured of cancer develops cancer again. Recurrences can happen in the same location or an entirely different location and variety of cancer. Treatment for the new cancer will differ depending on the type of cancer that reccurs.
Not all doctors are diligent about keeping up to speed with current research or other cancer news. As empowered patients, it’s up to us to take charge of our own health, and this means finding out all you can about your disease. Someday – even today – you may find yourself using this information. For women with…