The Relationship Between Tumor And Cancer

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The terms tumor and cancer are sometimes used interchangeably which can be misleading. A tumor is not necessarily a cancer. The word tumor simply refers to a mass. For example, a collection of fluid would meet the definition of a tumor. A cancer is a particularly threatening type of tumor. Tumors are groups of abnormal cells that form lumps or growths. Different types of tumors grow and behave differently, depending on whether they are non-cancerous (benign) or cancerous (malignant). (2) Precancerous conditions have the potential to develop into cancer.
Benign tumors are non-malignant/non-cancerous tumor. A benign tumor is usually localized, and does not spread to other parts of the body. Most benign tumors respond well to treatment. However,

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