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Zweitmalignität

English translation: secondary malignancy

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German term or phrase:Zweitmalignität
English translation:secondary malignancy
Entered by: Steffen Walter
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19:28 Jun 26, 2003
German to English translations [PRO]
Medical
German term or phrase: Zweitmalignität
Bis heute ist allerdings unklar, ob diese Verläufe durch eine Entdifferenzierung des leukämischen Klons entstehen, oder als Zweitmalignität angesehen werden müssen.
JKB
United States
Local time: 10:53
secondary malignancy
Explanation:
"Less frequent is Stewart-Treves syndrome, a special form of angiosarcoma which develops secondary to a chronic persistent lymphedema [2]. The edema develops in the arm after radical mastectomy and removal of axillary lymph nodes, but may also be congenital or due to infection. "
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Johanna Timm, PhD
Canada
Local time: 07:53
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4 +4secondary malignancy
Johanna Timm, PhD


  

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9 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +4
secondary malignancy


Explanation:
"Less frequent is Stewart-Treves syndrome, a special form of angiosarcoma which develops secondary to a chronic persistent lymphedema [2]. The edema develops in the arm after radical mastectomy and removal of axillary lymph nodes, but may also be congenital or due to infection. "


    Reference: http://www.john-libbey-eurotext.fr/articles/ejd/9/2/118-21
Johanna Timm, PhD
Canada
Local time: 07:53
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman
PRO pts in pair: 7258

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Armorel Young: yes, secondary is the word you want
7 mins

agree  Martina Keskintepe
16 mins

agree  zhdim: http://cancerweb.ncl.ac.uk/cancernet/cancerlit/707560.html
28 mins

agree  Jacqueline van der Spek
35 mins
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