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What is Benign tumor?

What is Benign tumor?

A benign tumor is one that does not spread or "metastasize" to other parts of the body; a "malignant tumor" is ...more »

  • Benign tumor: A tumor or growth that remains localized; not always harmless.
  • Benign tumor: a tumor that is not cancerous.
    Source - WordNet 2.1

Benign tumor: Introduction

Types of Benign tumor:

Types of Benign tumor:

Broader types of Benign tumor:

How serious is Benign tumor?

Deaths for Benign tumor: 13,227 deaths reported in USA 1999 for benign neoplasms, in situ neoplasms or those of uncertain behavior (NVSR Sep 2001)

What causes Benign tumor?

Causes of Benign tumor: see causes of Benign tumor

What are the symptoms of Benign tumor?

Symptoms of Benign tumor: see symptoms of Benign tumor

Benign tumor: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Benign tumor.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Benign tumor.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Benign tumor: Family Practice Physician, Internist, Oncologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Benign tumor.
Treatments for Benign tumor: see treatments for Benign tumor
Research for Benign tumor: see research for Benign tumor

Society issues for Benign tumor


Hospitalization statistics for Benign tumor: The following are statistics from various sources about hospitalizations and Benign tumor:

  • 2.32% (296,229) of hospital episodes were for in situ and benign neoplasms in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 97% of hospital consultations for in situ and benign neoplasms required hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 42% of hospital episodes for in situ and benign neoplasms were for men in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 58% of hospital episodes for in situ and benign neoplasms were for women in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
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Name and Aliases of Benign tumor

Main name of condition: Benign tumor

Other names or spellings for Benign tumor:

Benign Cancer, Benign Neoplasm, Non-Malignant

Neoplasia, benign, Benign neoplastic conditions Source - Diseases Database

Benign tumour, Nonmalignant tumor, Nonmalignant tumour, Nonmalignant neoplasm, Benign tumor, Nonmalignant tumor, Nonmalignant tumour, Nonmalignant neoplasm
Source - WordNet 2.1

Benign tumor: Related Conditions

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