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adjective accessory, alternative, ancillary, auxiliary, collateral, contingency, derived, following, indirect, inferior, junior, less important, lesser, minor, subaltern, subordinate, subsequent, subsidiary, substitute, unessential, unimportant, vicarious
Associated concepts: secondary boycott, secondary evidence, secondary liability
See also: ancillary, circumstantial, collateral, contributory, deputy, derivative, extrinsic, immaterial, incidental, inferior, insignificant, minor, null, pendent, peripheral, plenipotentiary, replacement, slight, subaltern, subordinate, subservient, subsidiary, succedaneum, supplementary, unessential

SECONDARY, construction. That which comes after the first, which is primary: as, the primary law of, nations the secondary law of nations.

SECONDARY, English law. An officer who is second or next to the chief officer; as secondaries to the prothonotaries of the courts of king's bench, or common pleas; secondary of the remembrancer in the exchequer, &c. Jacob, L. D. h.t.

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But once I realised people can live for years with secondary cancer, and thanks to the support of my friends and family and Breast Cancer Care (BCC), I started picking myself up.
But Dr Gawler, OAM, said it was "ridiculous" to claim his secondary cancer never happened.
After further scans, doctors found that the secondary cancer in Anne's neck had spread from her tonsils.
Heather was diagnosed with secondary cancer almost a year ago, two years after she revealed that she was suffering from breast cancer.
He acknowledged that following any cancer diagnosis, patients and their physicians tend to pay much closer attention to all physical changes, and this increased index of suspicion could lead to increased detection of secondary cancers such as melanoma.
Secondary cancer should not be confused with primary cancer of the liver.
She said: "My dad passed away February 4 2012 from secondary cancer.
But the mum-of-two was then distraught to be told the lump was cancerous, and she had secondary cancer that had spread to her liver and bones.
Anita was in remission from breast cancer when she was told the devastating news that she had developed secondary cancer in the form of a brain tumour.
Patients may be diagnosed after a secondary cancer has spread to the point where it cannot be treated, meaning the life expectancy of CUP patients is low.