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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.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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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.
The findings raise the question of what other secondary cancers might be increased in women with breast cancer.
"As a result, my mum didn't go through any treatment to prevent the cancer growing as the primary source was unknown and her secondary cancer had already spread quickly.
Now, for the first time in the region, patients with secondary cancers - where cancers have spread to other parts of the body - have started to be treated at the NCCC with the technology.
She hopes her appearance on the catwalk will help raise awareness of secondary cancer and a need for women who have undergone a mastectomy to continue to check for lumps.
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.
For, in the crowd, was his beloved wife Heather, 39, who felt well enough to travel with him after a year-long, agonising battle against secondary cancer.
About 61 excess cancer deaths occur per 10,000 Hodgkin's survivors, with lung cancer being the most common secondary cancer.
Last summer, the Media Studies graduate lost Yvonne when she developed pneumonia, a result of secondary cancer in her lungs and and previous breast cancer.
Kate Coakley was diagnosed with secondary cancer in December 2014.
Unfortunately after Kevin's successful bladder surgery, tests revealed he had secondary cancer in his lungs.