Secondary malignant neoplasm

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Secondary malignant neoplasm
SpecialtyOncology

Secondary malignant neoplasm is a malignant tumor whose cause is the treatment (usually radiation or chemotherapy) which was used for a prior tumor[1]. It must be distinguished from Metastasis from the prior tumor or a relapse from it since a secondary malignant neoplasm is a different tumor.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Secondary Malignancies".