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Cancerous. Malignant cells spread and can eventually cause death if they are not treated….

News: Adjustment to Benign or Non-malignant Brain Tumour

By Lee Cubis – PhD Candidate in Clinical Psychology, Griffith University A diagnosis of brain tumour, whether benign or malignant, has the potential to stop you in your tracks. The brain is such an important organ as it is our…

malignant transformation

When a benign tumour becomes a rapidly growing, cancerous tumour….

Breast Cancer

…see What Is Cancer? Breast cancer is a malignant tumor that starts in the cells of the breast. A malignant tumor is a group of cancer cells that can grow into (invade) surrounding tissues or spread (metastasize) to distant areas…

Research snapshot – Lung cancer in Australian children Youlden 2020

…receiving chemotherapy. Five‐year survival was estimated to be 74%. What does this mean? Our results represent one of the largest and most complete studies of children with primary malignant lung cancers available to date. Raising awareness is important as detection…


When a malignant tumour is surgically removed some surrounding tissue will be removed with it. If this surrounding tissue does not contain any cancer cells it is said to be a clear margin….


A type of malignant brain tumour. Also known as glioblastoma multiforme or GBM.


A type of malignant brain tumour.


Not cancerous or malignant.


…rapidly and form malignant tumors. These tumors originate in the pigment-producing melanocytes in the basal layer of the epidermis. Melanomas often resemble moles; some develop from moles. The majority of melanomas are black or brown, but they can also be…