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neoplasm malignant genitourinary

A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlo Contreras
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Confusing terms: Neoplasm means a group of abnormally growing cells, but it doesn't necessarily mean cancer. The two kinds of neoplasms are benign (not cancer) and ma ... Read More
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Dr. Ester Kwok
32 years experience Internal Medicine
Agree w/Dr Contreras: Malignant neoplasm means that something's a cancerous tumor.The're many different types of cancer ex:skin, colon, kidney, etc.Prognosis, or how treata ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ester Kwok
32 years experience Internal Medicine
Root of words: 'mal" from the latin word malus, meaning bad; "neo" from greek for new; and "plasm" from greek for tissue. Thus one has "bad new tissue" or "bad new ... Read More
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Dr. Carlo Contreras
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Rectal cancer: Most malignant neoplasms of the rectum are adenocarcinoma. This is very similar to colon cancer. There are a few different types of rectal cancer su ... Read More
Dr. Jason Hemming
17 years experience Gastroenterology
Yes: Rectum is part of the colon and thus it is considered a colon cancer. Rectal cancer is a bit more specific and at times treatment is a bit different. ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
39 years experience Radiology
Breast metastasis: Metastatic carcinoma of the breast. Adenocarcinoma most likely.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlo Contreras
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This means cancer: A malignant neoplasm of the liver means cancer. What it doesn't tell you is if it originates from the liver, or whether it started in another organ a ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Hemming
17 years experience Gastroenterology
No: Spicy foods do not cause stomach cancer.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
34 years experience General Surgery
No/Yes: Papillary cancers can usually be diagnosed by fine needle aspiration biopsy (fnab) preoperatively. In contrast, the distinction between a benign and m ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Duggan
16 years experience Family Medicine
Metastasis : Secondary neoplasm refers to cancerous cells which have occurred at a different site (primary) and have moved (metastasized) to the secondary site (in ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
No: For that, you need tissue.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
Tell us more: No it is not terminal. But you need to tell us more about your history. Where is this tumor located? which organ site? Is the surgeon going to remove ... Read More

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