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Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
New growth: It is another name for cancer.
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Barry Kahn
31 years experience Pathology
Neoplasm: A neoplasm is a mass produced by the abnormal growth of tissue. Neoplasms can be benign or malignant. Both types of neoplasms can be serious dependi ... Read More
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Dr. Steve Martinez
28 years experience Breast Surgery
New growth: A neoplasm literally means "new growth" and like the term "tumor", can be applied to nodules/lumps/bumps that are both benign and cancerous.
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Dr. Herbert Duvivier
33 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 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
It is not rare: Spindle neoplasms are often labeled sarcomas which are an uncommon class of cancers, yet they make up about 10, 000 to 12, 000 cases in the us per yea ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
Unpredictable: This means the doctor is not able to predict what it is(other than saying it is a cancer) so he/she can not predict its future behavior.
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gargi Kundu
Specializes in Medical Oncology
Lymphomas/Leukemias: Lymphomas like Hodgkin's/Non Hodgkin's Lymphoma OR some Leukemia of lymphoid cell lines like CLL(chr lymphocytic leukemia] , ALL/acute lymphoblastic l ... Read More
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Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
Unclear question: Tell us more about what actually you have noticed or been told?. Where all is your tumor located? Is it more than one spot? How about tests of your bo ... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Yes: Malignancy and cancer are synonyms. These things are in turn a subcategory of neoplasms. Non-malignant neoplasms are benign.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hung Khong
27 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 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 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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