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Whats a tumor?

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Tumor definition: Tumors are growths of tissue - like fat or epithelial lining cells that grow uncontrollably and can be hadmless if benign or dangerous if malignant like a colon or breast cancer. Your doctor will perform a biopsy and send the tissue to a pathologist who can diagnose the tumor and recommend curative or palliative follow up.

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