What is Tumor
Tumor refers to an abnormal mass of tissue which forms in your body in a conditions that cells generate more than they should or fail to die when they should.
It seems like a lump or bump of tissue. As it is said, not all tumors are cancerous. Only malignant tumors are cancerous and the cancerous cell may develop to other organs of the body. To make a further diagnosis, you are suggested to see a doctor as soon as possible.
What is a tumor?
If your body runs well, cells grow, divide, and replace each other in the body. As new cells generate, the old ones dies and are removed from our body. If a person is diagnosed with tumor, it means that the new cells generate more than your body needs. As a result, the cells stay and build up in blood or tissue, which form to tumor.
Tumor can develops at any part your body. In addition, the size of tumor differs from a tiny nodule to a large swelling, which are based on the type.
What are the types of tumor?
Commonly, tumors are divided into 3 types as follows.
Benign tumor. Benign tumor means noncancerous, which is really a good news for patients. In this condition, it don’t come back, if your doctor remove it from your body. Benign tumor don’t grow or develop, or even it spreads in a very slow rate.
Premalignant tumor. In theses conditions, the tumor has a risk to develop into cancerous one, but it doesn’t yet.
Malignant tumor. In these tumors, the cells are cancerous. And the cells can develop and spread to other parts of the body.
Once tumor is founded, it is necessary for patient to monitor it regularly, because it is hard to predict how the cells to act.
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