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What is a neoplasm?

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Dr. Romeo Mandanas
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
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In brief: 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).

In brief: 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).
Dr. Romeo Mandanas
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