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What is the difference between a benign tumor and a malignant tumor in terms of how it looks or feels?
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Dr. Raymundo Romero
Internal Medicine - Oncology
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In brief: You can't
A tissue biopsy is the best way.
The pathologist will look at it and based on its characteristic can differentiate between both.

In brief: You can't
A tissue biopsy is the best way.
The pathologist will look at it and based on its characteristic can differentiate between both.
Dr. Raymundo Romero
Dr. Raymundo Romero
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Dr. Andrew Turrisi
If it wre only so easy, there would be no need for looking at the composition under the microscope, and staining it now with an array of stains helping to forecast behavior.
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