benign tumor

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benign tumor

[bə′nīn ′tü·mər]
(medicine)
A nonmalignant neoplasm.
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Fighting back from this, she began chemotherapy, during which surgeons removed cancerous moles from her back and tummy and took a third benign growth from her nose.
A skin problem behind an ear meant there was a reason for keeping it long and he eventually had a benign growth removed.
6 Something serious, such as cancer of the bladder, or something less serious like a polyp, a benign growth of the bladder lining.
I spent a week in hospital and then went through a course of 12 rounds of radiotherapy, which wasn't pleasant but it did help to shrink the benign growth.
But there have been concerns about the 82-year-old Mubarak's health since he underwent surgery in Germany in March to remove his gall bladder and a benign growth in the lining of his small intestine.
Surgeons at Walsgrave Hospital operated to remove a benign growth the size of a tangerine.
CORONATION Street star Charlie Lawson is to undergo surgery for what is believed to be a benign growth on his spine, it was revealed last night.
The technique effectively picks out benign, fluid-filled cysts but is less successful at distinguishing from cancers other kinds of benign growth.
Mubarak underwent surgery in Germany in March to remove his gall bladder and a benign growth in the lining of his small intestine, setting off speculation about how long he will stay in office.
Madison Quartarone, who was found to have a large benign growth, has been recovering well after going under three "embilisation" operations at Great Ormond Street Hospital in London.
Now doctors accessing thousands of images through a digital network, will be able to see the difference between a cancerous tumour and a benign growth in seconds.
The most common benign growth of soft tissue, they are located directly under the skin and are less than an inch in diameter.

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