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what is a neoplasm?

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Dr. Romeo Mandanas
38 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 malignant or malignant (cancerous with ability to spread and cause damage to the organism).
Answered on Sep 28, 2016
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