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For colon cancer,Peritoneal Carcinoma's, roughly what percentage of those malignant tumors are cancerous.I read malignant tumors are 100% cancer.

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Yes: Malignancy and cancer are synonymous. A malignant tumor is cancer.
Answered on Apr 26, 2017

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