Definitions for "Primary cancer"
Keywords:  kan, pry, ser, malignant, tumor
PRY-may-ree Kan-ser] The original malignant tumor from which cells can spread to other parts of the body.
The first malignant tumor to develop in a particular part of the body.
(PRY-marry KAN-ser) The original tumor. The tumor from which others may originate or metastasize.
Cancer that originates on its own at a specific site in the body, rather than having spread there from another site. Prostate cancer is a primary cancer.
The first or original cancer.
Cancer that first develops in the breast. When Breast Cancer Recurs