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Neoplasm malignant genitourinary

A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlo Contreras
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Surgical Oncology 20 years experience
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
Internal Medicine 34 years experience
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
Internal Medicine 34 years experience
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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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlo Contreras
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Surgical Oncology 20 years experience
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
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Dr. Jason Hemming
Gastroenterology 19 years experience
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
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
Radiology 34 years experience
Breast metastasis: Metastatic carcinoma of the breast. Adenocarcinoma most likely.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlo Contreras
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Surgical Oncology 20 years experience
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
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Hemming
Gastroenterology 19 years experience
No: Spicy foods do not cause stomach cancer.
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Duggan
18 years experience
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
Pathology 46 years experience
No: For that, you need tissue.
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 51 years experience
How do you know?: How do you know that you have a malignant neoplasm? In any case, start with a primary care provider you can make an assessment and the two of you toge... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
Gastroenterology 41 years experience
Benign vs malignant: Benign tumors /neoplasms of the liver are not cancerous; malignant tumors are. See prior answer regarding differential for benign ones. Malignant tum... Read More
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