Introduction: Tumor


Tumor: The word "tumor" actually refers to any type of lump or swelling in the body. Although common parlance is to use the word "tumor" in relation to cancer, cancer is only one type of tumor (i.e. a malignant tumor), and other types include benign tumors, cysts, abscess, etc. The word "neoplasm" is often used as the medical term for any cell overgrowth, including benign neoplasm (non-cancerous) and malignant neoplasm (cancerous). Any type of tumor needs prompt professional medical investigation.

Conditions list: The list of conditions in the Tumor group includes:

Misdiagnosis and Tumor: Research more detailed information about misdiagnosis of Tumor, failure to diagnose Tumor, or research misdiagnosis of other diseases

Treatments for Tumor: Various information is available about treatments available for Tumor, or research treatments for other diseases.

Causes of Tumor: Research more detailed information about the causes of Tumor, or other general information about Tumor.

Statistics and Tumor: Various sources and calculations are available in statistics about Tumor, prevalence and incidence statistics for Tumor, and you can also research other medical statistics in our statistics center.

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Last revision: June 23, 2003

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