TITLE

malignant

AUTHOR(S)
Peters, Michael
PUB. DATE
June 2004
SOURCE
BMA A-Z Family Medical Encyclopedia;2004, p485
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
An encyclopedia entry for the term "malignancy" is presented. It refers to a condition that tends to become progressively worse and eventually lead to death. In a cancerous tumour, the term refers to the spread of cancer cells from the original site to form secondary tumours in other parts of the body.
ACCESSION #
43999006

 

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