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what is neoplasm of uncertain behavior of skin

A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
64 years experience Surgical Oncology
Not really: The term "neoplasm of uncertain behavior" refers to a specific pathologic diagnosis. It represents a lesion of skin whose behavior cannot be predicte ... 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 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Singer
51 years experience Pediatric Neurology
Neoplasms of skin: There are many non cancerous skin neoplasms such as warts, skin tage etc. If you are concerned, you should consult a dermatologist.
Dr. Eric Whitman
36 years experience Surgical Oncology
Usually not: Most skin pathologists will use that term when something is close to, but not definitely, a skin cancer. The final diagnosis may depend on whether any ... Read More
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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 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
Yes, it is possible: Breast cancer can show up on the skin surface especially if it is locally advanced and has been present for sometime. But the biopsy of the tumor/ ski ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Solhjem
21 years experience Radiation Oncology
Many possibilities: Sounds like it is not skin cancer. But, there are numerous benign skin lesions. It is too hard to diagnose it without examining it and/or doing a bi ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Seres
21 years experience Internal Medicine
It's : It's doctor-speak for "bumps that aren't cancer" kind of a garbage-pail term one might use when referring to things on your skin that are safe enough ... Read More
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A 62-year-old male asked:
Dr. Glenn Burns
19 years experience Emergency Medicine
Concerning : It is concerning. Do you have a history of cancer? There are other possible causes but it needs explored. Lytic lesions of the bone are often metast ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Provisional: This is a preliminary report while the pathologist does more work to get the exact nature of the tumor settled down. I suspect this will turn out to b ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Zachary Veres
18 years experience Family Medicine
Neoplasm: i would make sure you continue to follow up with your doctor and get the proper testing done that your doctor desires. Don't put this off

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