Definition of Malignant Neoplasm

A tumor composed of atypical neoplastic, often pleomorphic cells that invade other tissues. malignant neoplasms often metastasize to distant anatomic sites and may recur after excision. The most common malignant neoplasms are carcinomas (adenocarcinomas or squamous cell carcinomas), Hodgkin and non-Hodgkin lymphomas, leukemias, melanomas, and sarcomas.

Malignant Neoplasm is from the group

Neoplasm by Special Category

Other Names for Malignant Neoplasm

Malignant Neoplasm
CA
Cancer
Malignancy
Malignant Tumor
cancer
malignancy

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