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Can dysplasia lead to cancer?

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Dr. Aasim Sehbai
Medical Oncology 26 years experience
Dysplasia: Yes dysplasia of any organ or tissue can lead to neoplasia or malignant transformation!
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Dr. Reza Shirazi
Radiation Oncology 22 years experience
Yes: Progression from normal cell to cancer is like going from white to black over a grey spectrum that keeps getting darker. Normal cell can become dysplastic-- become severe dysplastic -- become low grade cancer-- become high grade.
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