A positron emission tomography (PET) scan detects abnormal cell metabolism to diagnose cancer, heart disease, and brain disorders before other tests can.
What does it mean if you are NED or no evidence of disease? Is that the same as a remission or a cure, and what should you know about recurrence?
Breast cancer remission occurs when there are no signs of cancer following treatment (complete remission) or the tumor size is reduced (partial remission).
We know that the spontaneous remission of cancer sometimes occurs. How often does cancer go away without treatment and what are the reasons why?
After lymphoma treatment is over you are faced with new dilemmas and newer terms. Find out the meaning of remission, cure, and relapse.
Explore the meaning of cancer remission, including what is complete and what is partial, and why this does not mean that your cancer is fully cured.
Juvenile myositis causes muscle weakness as a result of ongoing inflammation and swelling of blood vessels. Reviewed by a board-certified physician.