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What is the difference between neoplasm, adenoma, and carcinoma?

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Dr. Guillermo Martinez-torres
Pathology 34 years experience
Different tumors: Neoplasm = new growth. Neoplasms can be benign or malignant. An adenoma is a benign neoplasm. A carcinoma is a malignant neoplasm. Hope this helps.
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