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what does non specificied neoplasm on the scalp mean ?

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Dr. Sewa Legha
50 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 sure what type of cancer it is, yet. Further testing might help to locate the type of cancer/ neoplasm that you have. You need to see an oncologist to get further guidance.
Answered on Nov 21, 2015
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Dr. Sewa Legha
Dr. Sewa Legha commented
50 years experience Medical Oncology
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Lets not confuse thew term Tumor with a neoplasm. The tumors can be benign or Malignant. but the term Neoplasia equals Cancer..
Apr 3, 2014
Dr. Vicki Levine
41 years experience Dermatology
A neoplasm could be benign or malignant.you need to check with your doctor
Apr 2, 2014

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