The place where a cancer started. A patient may have cancer that started in the breast and spread to the bone, but the primary tumor is still in the breast.
An original tumor. A tumor that did not initially arise in another site
The original cancer that can spread and give rise to metastatic tumors.
tumor at the original cancer site.
The original site where cancer first begins to grow.
the first mass of cancer cells to develop in the body
The place where a cancer first starts to grow. Even if it spreads elsewhere, it is still known by the place of origin.
The original cancer site. For example, breast cancer that has spread to the bone is still called breast cancer.
The place of origin for your cancer.
The original site of a cancer. Breast cancer that has spread to the bone is still called breast cancer.
The original tumor.
A tumor that originates at its location. See also tumor.
The original cancer, usually named after the area in which it started. For example, ovarian cancer that has spread to the liver is still called ovarian cancer.
The first appearance of a tumor. In skin cancer, there may be multiple primary tumors.