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malignancyA cancer capable of metastasising.
malignancyA cancer capable of metastasizing. See Congenital malignancy, Conjugal malignancy, Occult primary malignancy, Occupational malignancy, Post-trauma malignancy, Premalignancy, Secondary malignancy.
malignancya structure (such as a tumour) or condition (such as a fever) the progressive version of which is threatening to life.
Patient discussion about malignancy
Q. how many types of cancer are they?
Each organ is made up of several different tissue types. For example, there is usually a surface covering of skin or epithelial tissue. Underneath that there will be some connective tissue, often containing gland cells. Underneath that there is often a layer of muscle tissue and so on. Each type of tissue is made up of specific types of cells. Cancer can develop in just about any type of cell in the body. So there is almost always more than one type of cancer that can develop in any one organ.
Q. why does it call "cancer"?can you treat cancer?
some of the cancers are treatable but that is a big subject. there are some very nice videos here on the site that can give you a clue about that. just search them there ^ :)
Q. Cancer - incurable? When i was surfing the internet for the incurable disease, i found CANCER is one among them. Is there not a medicine found yet? Really is it incurable?
Although it is not always possible to be certain, doctors are often able to tell whether or not a particular cancer might be cured. Even if cancer is incurable they will usually still offer treatment in the hope of prolonging life and, controlling, symptoms.'