Tumor (Neoplasm)

An abnormal mass of tissue that results when cells divide more than they should or do not die when they should. Neoplasms may be benign (not cancer), or malignant (cancer). Also called tumor.

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(Source: NIH - National Cancer Institute)

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Carcinoma
Carcinoma is a cancer found in body tissues that cover or line surfaces of organs, glands, or body structures...
Self-involuting Tumor
Growing lesions that eventually disappear....

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