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What Is A Tumour
A paraganglioma is : A rare neuroendocrine tumor that may develop at various body sites (including the head, neck, thorax and abdomen). The majority are benign and cured by surgical removal; rarely can be malignant and can spread to other parts of the body. ...Read more
"tumor" literally translates as "mass", so even a fresh bruise could be called a "tumor". Doctors use the term "neoplasm" (tranlates literally as new growth) to describe tumors that are abnormal growths of cells. These may be benign or malignant; "malignant" = cancer. In everyday usage, we use "tumor" ...Read more
Cancer: Neuroblastoma is a cancer of the nervous system. It usually occurrs in children ages 1-5. The younger the child the better the prognosis. There are four stages of the disease from mild to severe and this affects prognosis also. Ttreatment requires surgery and/or chemotherapy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hormonal Tumors: There are some substances released in the body called hormones such as insulin, thyroid hormone etc and there are other substances called neurotransmitters such as Epinephrine which is released in the brain and in between the nerves. So, a tumor arising in any part of the body which releases these substances is called a neuroendocrine tumor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
A brain tumor: A pineal tumor is an abnormal growth in the pineal gland, which is in the center of the brain. It can be benign (non-cancerous) or malignant (cancer). Even benign pineal tumors may cause severe symptoms like vision loss, headaches, and hormone problems due to the location. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
New abnormal growth: Neoplasm is a general term technically a "new growth" of either animal or plant tissue that serves no function. It could be benign, potentially malignant or malignant (cancerous with ability to spread and cause damage to the organism). ...Read more
See below:: Hepatoblastoma is the most common liver cancer in children, although it is relatively uncommon compared with other solid tumors in the pediatric age group. Surgical techniques and adjuvant chemotherapy have markedly improved the prognosis of children with hepatoblastoma. Complete surgical resection of the tumor at diagnosis, followed by adjuvant chemotherapy, is associated with 100% survival rates. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Cartilage cancer: Chondrosarcoma is a malignancy that arises from a chondroid (cartilage) matrix. Aggressiveness of these tumors vary. 90% are low to intermediate grade with 10% being aggressive. It is the third most common tumor of bone. It acconts for approximately 25% of malignant bone tumors. ...Read more
See doctor: You don't say where the lump is, which would affect the answer. Many times a doctor can get a fairly good idea if a lump is cancerous just by appearance, especially on the skin. He or she may decide to watch it or treat with antibiotics or other therapy. To diagnose a cancer with certainty, however, a biopsy is needed. ...Read more
Complicated.: A tumor is a collection of cells which may be either benign or malignant. The second portion of your question is a little unclear: do you mean cancer "inside" the scrotum which could be testicular cancer or cancer of the scrotum which could be speaking about the skin of the scrotum- like a skin cancer. Hope this information is helpful. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
A mass is...: an abnormal lump, a collection of fluid (cyst), cells , clot, pus pocket (abscess). Solud mass is a tumor. Tumors can be benign (not cancer), or malignant (cancer). That diagnosis with rare exception requires tissue sampling and examination (biopsy). Biopsy does not mean cancer; it means taking tissue for a closer look under microscope. Cancer diagnosis needs specific microscopic abnormalities ...Read more
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