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Synchronous tumours

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METeOR identifier:Help on this term545438
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 08/05/2014
Definition:Help on this termHistologically distinct cancers in the same organ or tumours in both sides of a paired organ which are histologically similar, diagnosed within two months of each other. If they are not diagnosed within 2 months of each other they are metachronous and classified separately from each other preceding tumour.

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Reference documents:Help on this termThe Surveillance, Epidemiologic, and End Results (SEER), National Cancer Institute, US National Institutes of Health, USA.
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