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Describe the features of a benign tumor.?

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9 doctors agree

In brief: Location and type

Benign means it is not a cancer but features would depend on tumor type and location.
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In brief: Location and type

Benign means it is not a cancer but features would depend on tumor type and location.
Need additional information.
Dr. Ronald Dreifuss
Dr. Ronald Dreifuss
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Dr. Charles Cattano
Doctors often define "tumors" to mean growths. Not all growths are cancer --think of skin tags.
Dr. Michael Thompson
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
6 doctors agree

In brief: Varies

Benign = non-cancer.
Tumor = mass. So, the features of a non-cancerous mass depend on what it is -- that is what cell it is derived from, location, etc.

In brief: Varies

Benign = non-cancer.
Tumor = mass. So, the features of a non-cancerous mass depend on what it is -- that is what cell it is derived from, location, etc.
Dr. Michael Thompson
Dr. Michael Thompson
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