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malignant tumor

[muh-lig-nunt too-mer or tyoo-mer] a mass of cancer cells that may invade nearby tissues or spread (metastasize) to distant areas of the body. Not all cancers form tumors, and not all tumors are malignant. See also malignant, tumor.

Treatment for epithelial tumors of low malignant potential

... Treatment for epithelial tumors of low malignant potential. ... on ultrasound and
CT scan, these tumors look the ... To know for certain that the tumor isn't ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/ovariancancer/detailedguide/ovarian-cancer-treating-low-malignant-potential

What is malignant mesothelioma?

... Mesothelial tumors can be non-cancerous (benign) or cancerous (malignant).
Malignant mesothelioma. A cancerous tumor of the mesothelium is ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/malignantmesothelioma/detailedguide/malignant-mesothelioma-malignant-mesothelioma

How is malignant mesothelioma staged?

... in the section, “How is malignant mesothelioma diagnosed?”. ... on how far the
tumor has grown ... epithelioid and mixed/biphasic tumors are potentially ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/malignantmesothelioma/detailedguide/malignant-mesothelioma-staging

What is cancer?

... Next Topic. What is malignant mesothelioma? ... In most cases the cancer cells
form a tumor. Some cancers, like leukemia, rarely form tumors. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/malignantmesothelioma/detailedguide/malignant-mesothelioma-what-is-it

Malignant Mesothelioma | American Cancer Society

... Malignant Mesothelioma. If you have malignant mesothelioma ... Learn About
Malignant Mesothelioma. Whether you're worried about ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/malignantmesothelioma/index

How is malignant mesothelioma diagnosed?

... fluid and see if a tumor is growing ... section “Palliative procedures used for
malignant mesothelioma ... the abdomen and biopsy any peritoneal tumors. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/malignantmesothelioma/detailedguide/malignant-mesothelioma-diagnosed

What is a soft tissue sarcoma?

... is a malignant tumor that can develop either from blood vessels (
hemangiosarcomas) or from lymph vessels (lymphangiosarcomas). These ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/sarcoma-adultsofttissuecancer/detailedguide/sarcoma-adult-soft-tissue-cancer-soft-tissue-sarcoma

Phyllodes tumors

... the tumor and at least a 1 cm (a little less than ½ inch) area of normal breast
tissue around the tumor. Malignant phyllodes tumors are treated by ...

http://www.cancer.org/healthy/findcancerearly/womenshealth/non-cancerousbreastconditions/non-cancerous-breast-conditions-phyllodes-tumors

What are brain and spinal cord tumors in children?

... But both benign and malignant tumors can be life ... hemisphere depend on where
the tumor is. ... Tumors of the cerebellum can cause problems with ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/braincnstumorsinchildren/detailedguide/brain-and-spinal-cord-tumors-in-children-what-are-brain-and-spinal-tumors

Surgery for malignant mesothelioma

... Surgery for malignant mesothelioma. ... relieve symptoms or to remove the tumor
from the ... case with pleural mesothelioma, these tumors often have ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/malignantmesothelioma/detailedguide/malignant-mesothelioma-treating-surgery