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tumor flare

short-term worsening of symptoms or tumor markers. See also symptoms, tumor markers.

Hormone (androgen deprivation) therapy for prostate cancer

... but they reduce testosterone levels more quickly and do not cause tumor flare
like the ... to shrink or slow the growth of some of these tumors and help ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/prostatecancer/detailedguide/prostate-cancer-treating-hormone-therapy

Hormone therapy for prostate cancer

... antagonists: LHRH antagonists work like LHRH agonists, but they reduce
testosterone levels more quickly and do not cause tumor flare like the ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/prostatecancer/overviewguide/prostate-cancer-overview-treating-hormone-therapy

Cancer Glossary

... Tumors can be benign (not cancer) or malignant (cancer). tumor flare Search.
short-term worsening of symptoms or tumor markers. ...

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

Cancer Glossary

... fibroids do not usually cause symptoms, but the tumors can cause ... and without
causing the tumor symptoms to worsen (known as tumor flare). ...

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

Hormone therapy for breast cancer

... Tamoxifen can also stop the growth and even shrink tumors in women ... Some
patients with bone metastases may have a "tumor flare" with pain and ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/breastcancer/detailedguide/breast-cancer-treating-hormone-therapy

Breast Cancer

... ducts or lobules. Other names for these tumors include phylloides tumor
and cystosarcoma phyllodes. These tumors are ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/cid/documents/webcontent/003090-pdf.pdf

Bone Metastasis

... possible side effect is a so-called “flare reaction,” in ... a needle or probe right
into a tumor and using ... be used if only 1 or 2 bone tumors are causing ...

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

Prostate Cancer

... to reduce the size of the tumor and to ... locally advanced prostate cancer (T2c
to T3b tumors), more men ... This effect is called flare and results from the ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/cid/documents/webcontent/003134-pdf.pdf

Understanding Lymphedema – For Cancers Other Than ...

... Cancer: Sometimes, a tumor itself can block part of ... Treatment of tumors in the
head and neck area ... of swelling that are sometimes called flare-ups. ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/cid/documents/webcontent/002928-pdf.pdf

Chemotherapy (chemo) and sex

... Women with tumors in the pelvis may get chemo sent ... into the blood vessels
that feed the tumor, so an ... Chemo can also cause a flare up of genital ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/physicalsideeffects/sexualsideeffectsinwomen/sexandwomenwithcancer/sex-and-women-with-cancer-chemo