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Understanding Recurrence

Some cancers can come back or recur after treatment. The odds of this happening depend on many factors, including the type of cancer. Learn more about cancer recurrence and living with this possibility here.

What Is Cancer Recurrence?

If cancer is found after treatment, and after a period of time when the cancer couldn’t be detected, it’s called a cancer recurrence. Learn more here.

Can I Do Anything to Prevent Cancer Recurrence?

While eating right, exercising, and seeing your cancer care team for follow-up visits are helpful, they cannot keep cancer from recurring. Learn more here.

Coping With Cancer Recurrence

Many issues and questions come with cancer recurrence. Here are some of the more common ones.

When Cancer Comes Back [PDF]

Easy reading information about cancer recurrence.