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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Thompson
20 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Varies: Benign = non-cancer. Neoplasm = tumor or mass. So, the features of a non-cancerous mass depend on what it is -- that is what cell it is derived from, ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Thompson
20 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Pre-cancer: Dysplasia = pre-cancer. Benign (=non-cancer) neoplasm (=growth or "tumor"). I don't like the word "tumor" because even though it may be benign it is ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Devon Webster
22 years experience Medical Oncology
Non-cancerous growth: Benign means non-cancerous, and neoplasm means new growth. So you have a growth on your kidney that is not cancerous. If this was diagnosed by an imag ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Devon Webster
22 years experience Medical Oncology
Yep! They can!: Benign neoplasms are non-cancerous growths. They can show up anywhere, kind of like moles. We tend to get more of them as we age. Usually they don't ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
Just what it says!: Neoplasm means new growth, benign means it is not Cancerous. But you need to tell us more about how the doctor found this growth and where it is locat ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
45 years experience General Surgery
It means that: It is not malignant, or cancerous. Benign neoplasms could still cause problems, such as bleeding, obstruction, or perforation, so consult with GI spe ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Seres
21 years experience Internal Medicine
It's : It's doctor-speak for "bumps that aren't cancer" kind of a garbage-pail term one might use when referring to things on your skin that are safe enough ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
45 years experience General Surgery
Good question: And difficult to tell sometimes. The most straightforward way to put it is that a benign neoplasm will never turn into an invasive malignancy within ... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marius Frasie
26 years experience Internal Medicine
NO CRYSTAL BALL: You can wait and see or have it removed now. You can have it removed later if it starts bothering you.
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Knecht
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Yes, possible: Hi. The genetics of benign thyroid adenomas is not understood. More is known about genes associated with thyroid malignancies, and there are a multitu ... Read More
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