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neoplasm of the tongue

A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Romeo Mandanas
37 years experience Hematology and Oncology
New abnormal growth: Neoplasm is a general term technically a "new growth" of either animal or plant tissue that serves no function. It could be benign, potentially malign ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Herbert Duvivier
32 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Many.: Malignant tumors can be treated with any number of chemotherapy agents including doxorubicin, cytoxan, taxol, taxotere, 5fu, vincristine, vinblastine, ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hung Khong
26 years experience Medical Oncology
Not necessary: Hurtel cell neoplasm can be adenoma (not cancer) or carcinoma (cancer). There is not much difference between the two with regards to age, sex, or hist ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Devon Webster
21 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 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Thompson
19 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 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Terence Chapman
25 years experience Urologic Oncology
Biopsy: Biopsy of a neoplasm for microscopic and molecular analysis is the gold standard for this determination. The ultimate distinction between benign and m ... Read More
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A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Terminology: A tumor that is confined to the ducts of the organ and is making mucus. Such neoplasms are not cancers in the traditional sense, but may exist with ca ... Read More
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
Ask your doctor: The doctor who removed this tumor can address this matter better. But it seems like there is a neoplasm(=cancer) located in the scalp but they are not ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
63 years experience Surgical Oncology
Sarcoma: Lesions that arise from structures of soft tissue or bone are of mesenchymal origin. This stands in contrast to those tumors arising at glandular sit ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
63 years experience Surgical Oncology
These are sarcomas: Lesions in non glandular structures such as supportive tissue are termed sarcomas. They arise anywhere in the body but appear most often in extremiti ... Read More

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