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Care of Clients with Cellular Aberrations: Evolution of Cancer Cells

October 20, 2009 Category :Nursing Reviewer 1

Cancer refers to a disease whereby cells mutate into abnormal cells that proliferate abnormally.  Neoplasia refers to an abnormal cell growth or tumor.  A tumor is a mass of new tissue functioning independently and serving no useful purpose Benign neoplasms are slow-growing, localized, and encapsulated non-malignant growths with well-defined borders. Malignant neoplasms are aggressive growths […]

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