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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 ...


Fertility and Men With Cancer

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


Bone Metastasis

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


American Cancer Society guidelines on nutrition and physical ...

... modest weight loss improves insulin sensitivity and biochemical measures
of ... of blood triglycerides, high blood pressure, heart failure, and stroke.91 ...


Orthomolecular Medicine

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


Vitamin C

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


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 ...


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 ...



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