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malignant transformation

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


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

large loop excision of the transformation zone (LLETZ)

A procedure used to remove cervical tissue for examination.

transformation zone

The area in the cervix where squamous metaplasia occurs….

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…

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…


A type of malignant brain tumour….

Share your cancer story

Have you or someone you love been touched by cancer? Help us give hope to Queenslanders affected by cancer by sharing your story. Stories like yours provide comfort and support to others whose lives have been touched by cancer. We…


A projecting growth from a surface in the body, such as the large bowel. Most polyps are benign, but they can become malignant….

Brain tumour

A brain tumor is a collection, or mass, of abnormal cells in your brain. Your skull, which encloses your brain, is very rigid. Any growth inside such a restricted space can cause problems. Brain tumors can be cancerous (malignant) or…