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Disease or Condition — Cancer, Tumors, and Abnormal Cell Growth:
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Malignant neoplasm is a term used to describe a cancerous tumor that cannot be classified into a specific type. It is usually used when the tumor is too small or too poorly differentiated to be identified as a specific type of cancer. Malignant neoplasms can be caused by a variety of factors, including genetic mutations, environmental exposures, and lifestyle choices. Treatment for malignant neoplasms typically involves surgery, chemotherapy, and/or radiation therapy.

Synonyms
  • malignant neoplasm
Basic Lab Tests (measurements)

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