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can you have more than one benign tumour in the liver

A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlos Encarnacion
35 years experience Medical Oncology
Well....: They could both grow to a large size and cause local damage and even death but malignant tumors would behave more aggressive locally and of course, th ... Read More

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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Yes: Benign or malignant, a mass can obstruct the gut or some other hollow organ, compress the nearby brain, become infected or necrotc, produce a troubles ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Well, that really: depends on the type of tumor it is (specifically). Benign means it isn't cancer. Malignant means it is cancer.Take care.
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Parotid tumor: Make sure that he isnt developing the tumor because of a stone in the salivary duct.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Kaplan
Dr. Ed Kaplan answered
39 years experience Hematology and Oncology
In some ways, occass: Tumor simply means growth. The simple definition of "malignant" includes the ability to invade and metastasize. If a tumor does not have both of those ... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Asaf Presente
16 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Aggresiveness: In general the terms malignant vs benign refer the tumor's propensity to extend out from the central tumor and metastasize to lymph nodes and through ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
See your doctor: How do you know that you have a tumor and how did you determine that it is benign? Depending on the type and location of the lesion, it may need to be ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
37 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Generally speaking, the defining nature of being benign is that they won't grow back.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Very low: Most benign tumors do not become malignant. The exceptions being colonic polyps and some moles turing into melanomas.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Benign: The name is for a benign tumor. It matters where the tumor is located as it may still cause problems. It would be prudent to discuss the matter with t ... Read More

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