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glossary:tumor [2007/09/06 01:05]
Pat O'Connor
glossary:tumor [2012/10/16 14:40] (current)
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 +A growth that may be [[malignant]] or nonmalignant,​ good or bad, fast- or slow-growing. The term indicates the unusual presence of a type of tissue (group of cells) in an area in which it is not commonly found in most individuals. The word tumor is another term the author considers a "​wastebasket"​ term. For example, melanoma, a tumor, may kill a person. As well, a benign mole on the tip of the nose or the on the front of the knee can be considered a tumor, although it will not harm anyone. It is important to know that the word tumor does not necessarily mean something is deadly or even harmful to life.
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 +See Also:
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 +* [[:​Lymphedema]]
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 +* [[:My Life with Lymphedema and lymphoma]]
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 +* [[:Axillary node biopsy]]
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 +* [[:Sentinel node biopsy]]
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 +* [[:Small Needle biopsy]]
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 +* [[:​Lymphoscintigraphy]]
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 +* [[:Arm or leg swelling after cancer]]
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 +* [[:Arm Lymphedema]]
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 +* [[:Leg Lymphedema]]
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 +[[http://​www.lymphedemapeople.com/​phpBB2/​viewtopic.php?​t=152 | Cervical cancer, breast, ovarian cancer]] ​
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 +[[http://​www.lymphedemapeople.com/​phpBB2/​viewtopic.php?​t=1159 | Secondary Lymphedema in the cancer patient]]
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 +[[http://​www.lymphedemapeople.com/​phpBB2/​viewtopic.php?​t=150 | Kidney and Renal Cancer]]
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 +[[http://​www.lymphedemapeople.com/​phpBB2/​viewtopic.php?​t=149 | Hodgkins Disease or Hodgkins Lymphoma]]
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 +[[http://​www.lymphedemapeople.com/​phpBB2/​viewtopic.php?​t=977 | Gynecological cancer]] ​
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 +[[http://​www.lymphedemapeople.com/​phpBB2/​viewtopic.php?​t=979 | Leg Lymphedema Gynecological Cancer]]
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 +[[http://​www.lymphedemapeople.com/​phpBB2/​viewtopic.php?​t=641 | Kaposi'​s Sarcoma]]
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 +[[http://​www.lymphedemapeople.com/​phpBB2/​viewtopic.php?​t=278 | Skin Cancer]]
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 +[[http://​www.lymphedemapeople.com/​thesite/​lymphedema_and_colon_cancer.htm | Colon Cancer]]
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 +[[http://​www.lymphedemapeople.com/​thesite/​lymphedema_and_prostate_cancer.htm | Prostate Cancer]]
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 +[[http://​www.lymphedemapeople.com/​thesite/​lymphedema_and_melanoma.htm | Melanoma]]
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 +[[http://​www.lymphedemapeople.com/​thesite/​lymphedema_and_male_breast_cancer.htm | Male Breast Cancer]]
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 +[[http://​www.lymphedemapeople.com/​thesite/​leg_swelling.htm | Leg Swelling]]
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 +[[http://​www.lymphedemapeople.com/​thesite/​arm_swelling.htm | Arm Swelling]]
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 +[[http://​www.lymphedemapeople.com/​thesite/​swelling.htm | Swelling]]
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 +[[http://​www.lymphedemapeople.com/​thesite/​lymphedema_and_breast_cancer.htm|Breast Cancer]]
  
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