a new growth that can be frightening, perplexing and life-threatening. Neoplasm is a new formation or new growth that serves no useful purpose. The term tumor, a swelling or an enlargement, is used interchangeably with neoplasm
one that remains localized as a discrete mass
is invasive, grows rather rapidly, is sometimes anaplastic (has lost is cell definition and function), and can metastasize through the blood or lymph. Malignant tumors are known as cancer.
possible causes of cancer?
Carcinogens Age Genetics Body weight and diet enviroment viruses
3 classifications of cancer
Carcinomas Sarcomas Cancers of the Blood and Lymph