What is tumour?

  • (noun): An abnormal new mass of tissue that serves no purpose.
    Synonyms: tumor, neoplasm

Some articles on tumour, tumours:

Limbic Encephalitis - Treatment
... If an associated tumour is found, then recovery is not possible until the tumour is removed ... is not always possible, especially if the tumour is malignant and advanced ...
Antonio Brú - Cancer Research
... that The defining factor that determines the growth of solid tumours is not the search for nutrients, but the search for space to grow ... Solid tumours may be treated solely through an enhancement of the immune response, achievable with high doses of Neupogen, a granulocyte colony-stimulating factor (G-CSF) routinely ... Brú's theory stems from his mathematical research on the Fractal growth of tumour cell colonies in vitro ...
Gonadal Tissue Neoplasm - See Also
... Gonadoblastoma Sex cord-gonadal stromal tumour Gonadal tumors, paraganglioma, and glomus (ICD-O 8590-8719) Gonadal / sex cord-gonadal stromal (8590-8679) sex cord (Granulosa cell tumour, Sertoli cell tumor, Sex cord tumour with annular tubules) stroma (Thecoma, Leydig cell tumor) both (Sertoli-Leydig cell tumour, Luteoma) Paragangliomas And Glomus tumors (8680-8719) Neuroendocrine tumor Paraganglioma (Pheochromocytoma) Vascular tissue neoplasm Glomus tumor (Glomangiosarcoma) M NEO tsoc, mrkr tumr, epon, para drug (L1i/1e/V03). ...
Spermatocytic Seminoma
... a tumour of the testis), and classified as a germ cell tumour ... The name of the tumour comes from the similarity (under the microscope) between the small cells of the tumour and secondary spermatocytes ...
Mir-15 Micro RNA Precursor Family
... Studies have found the miR-15a/16-1 microRNA cluster to function as a tumour suppressor, with the oncogene BCL2 as its target ... downregulates BCL2 expression and is itself deleted or downregulated in tumour cells ... increase in BCL2 levels observed in advanced prostate tumour cases, which is inversely correlated with miR-15a/16-1 expression (and so corresponds to a decrease in miR-15a/16-1 ...