What is a neoplasm? A neoplasm is an abnormal growth of cells. Another word for neoplasm is tumour. A neoplasm can be non-cancerous or cancerous. Non-cancerous neoplasms are called benign. Cancerous neoplasms are called malignant. A benign neoplasm can still cause injury if it grows large enough to damage the surrounding normal tissue. In some …
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A tumour is a mass or group of abnormal cells that form in the body. Although there are many different types of tumours they are typically divided into two categories: benign which means non-cancerous and malignant which means cancerous. Malignant tumours are further divided into carcinoma, sarcoma, lymphoma, and melanoma. Some tumours may also be …
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