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biochemical failure

[by-o-KEM-ih-kull] a term sometimes used by doctors to describe a significant rise in PSA (prostate-specific antigen) after prostate cancer treatment, which is a sign that cancer may have come back. There may be many years between a rise in PSA and being able to find the cancer by other means. See also prostate-specific antigen, recurrence.

Cancer Glossary

... biochemical failure Search [by-o-KEM-ih-kull]. a term sometimes used by
doctors to describe a significant rise in PSA (prostate-specific antigen ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/cancerglossary/index.aspx?letter=b

Fertility and Men With Cancer

... told the risks, complications, and success and failure rates. ... Clinical and
biochemical correlates of successful semen collection for cryopreservation ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/cid/documents/webcontent/acspc-041228-pdf.pdf

Bone Metastasis

... weakness, muscle and joint aches, confusion, coma, and kidney failure. ...
Biochemical markers for monitoring response to therapy: Evidence for ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/cid/documents/webcontent/003087-pdf.pdf

Orthomolecular Medicine

... large doses of vitamins or nutrients could correct "biochemical abnormalities"
and ... received vitamin E had increased rates of heart failure over those ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/complementaryandalternativemedicine/herbsvitaminsandminerals/orthomolecular-medicine

Vitamin C

... This conclusion is based on their understanding of the biochemical mechanisms
through ... Failure of high-dose vitamin C (ascorbic acid) therapy to ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/complementaryandalternativemedicine/herbsvitaminsandminerals/vitamin-c

Vitamin C

... This conclusion is based on their understanding of the biochemical mechanisms
through ... Failure of high-dose vitamin C (ascorbic acid) therapy to ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/cid/documents/webcontent/002529-pdf.pdf

Sexuality for the Woman With Cancer

... The “well” partner, in turn, may also feel like a failure and know that they're
letting the partner who's had cancer down at a time when they are most ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/cid/documents/webcontent/002912-pdf.pdf

Groundhog Day Diet: Overcoming Everyday Challenges

... you who have no interest in my successes and failures of the ... doesn't distinguish
between types of stresses; the same biochemical reactions occur ...

http://www.cancer.org/aboutus/drlensblog/post/2010/03/16/groundhog-day-diet-overcoming-everyday-challenges.aspx

Abstracts

... MA-3. Prevalence of Heart Failure after High Dose Chemotherapy with
Autologous Stem Cell Transplantantion - a Cross-Sectional Study of ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/content/@behavioralresearchcenter/documents/webcontent/acspc-042957.pdf