Categorizaton of Tumors
Last Modified: November 1, 2001
are often placed under one of two categories; malignant or benign.
Malignant tumors are cancerous and benign tumors are non-cancerous.
ELSI breast tumor (http://www.lbl.gov/Education/ELSI/cancer-tumor.html)
slow growing no metastases
ELSI brain tumor (http://www.lbl.gov/Education/ELSI/cancer-tumors.html)
tendency toward de-differentiation
mitoses relatively common
usually rapid growth
An animation of carcinogenesis.
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