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Are there any pediatric tumors that grow fast from hormone increases during a child's teen growth spurt?
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In brief: There is also...
... A benign tumor called teratoma that often grows rapidly at puberty.

In brief: There is also...
... A benign tumor called teratoma that often grows rapidly at puberty.
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
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In brief: Yes
Osteosarcoma-tumor of the bone is the 3rd most common cancer in adolescence behind lymphomas and brain tumors.
It may be promoted by growth hormone. Hormones are important agents in sex-related cancers such as breast, ovaries, testes, and thyroid too.

In brief: Yes
Osteosarcoma-tumor of the bone is the 3rd most common cancer in adolescence behind lymphomas and brain tumors.
It may be promoted by growth hormone. Hormones are important agents in sex-related cancers such as breast, ovaries, testes, and thyroid too.
Dr. Michael H. T. Sia
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