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tumour

(US), tumor
Pathol
a. any abnormal swelling
b. a mass of tissue formed by a new growth of cells, normally independent of the surrounding structures
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Here's what he had to say about metastatic tumors -- cancer that starts in another part of the body and spreads to the brain.
Unlike malignant or cancerous tumors, which grow fast and spread or metastasize to other organs of the body, benign tumors grow slowly and do not metastasize.
Methodology: This retrospective study was conducted on 300 cases with histopathologically proven ovarian tumors reported in histopathology section of Department of Pathology, Lady Reading Hospital (LRH) Peshawar, from 1st January 2011 to 31st December 2015.
Sample size was 78 patients with salivary gland tumors. Demographic variables were; gender, age in years and age groups.
A total of 242 cases of ovarian tumors were studied at the Department of Pathology, Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Ajmer from June 2008 to May 2013.
There is a paucity of preclinical models that simulate the development of ovarian tumors in humans.
Induced antitumor immunity is a highly effective and long-term cure for cancer, particularly for metastatic tumors. Laser immunotherapy was developed to induce such an immunologic response.
Not only do these tiny particles home in on tumors, but they also stick together once they enter tumors' blood vessels.
Endolymphatic sac tumors (ELSTs) are extremely rare, slowly growing, low-grade adenocarcinomas that are associated with von Hippel-Lindau (VHL) disease.
Tumors were single or multiple: 8 patients had a single tumor, 21 had multiple tumors.
By the early 1980s Kobayashi's personal research took him into the field of oncology, the study and treatment of tumors. As he started to delve more deeply into the etiology of the disease, he realized that within Japan's extensive cancer-screening program, which almost the entire working population submits to twice a year at company expense, the imaging method of detection was too coarse to detect tumors until they were well established.