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Descriptor English:   Neoplasms 
Descriptor Spanish:   Neoplasias 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Neoplasias 
Synonyms English:   Benign Neoplasm
Benign Neoplasms
Malignant Neoplasm
Malignant Neoplasms
Neoplasm, Benign
Neoplasm, Malignant
Neoplasms, Benign
Neoplasms, Malignant
Tree Number:   C04
Definition English:   New abnormal growth of tissue. Malignant neoplasms show a greater degree of anaplasia and have the properties of invasion and metastasis, compared to benign neoplasms. 
Indexing Annotation English:   general; prefer specifics; familial: consider also NEOPLASTIC SYNDROMES, HEREDITARY; metastatic cancer of unknown origin: index NEOPLASM METASTASIS
Consider also terms at English:   CANCER, CARCINO-, ONCO-, and TUMOR 
Entry Combination - descr/qualif English:   Neoplasms/secondary use Neoplasm Metastasis
History Note English:   /diagnosis was NEOPLASM DIAGNOSIS 1964-65; /etiology was NEOPLASM ETIOLOGY 1964-65; /immunology was NEOPLASM IMMUNOLOGY 1964-65; /radiotherapy was NEOPLASM RADIOTHERAPY 1964-65; /therapy was NEOPLASM THERAPY 1964-65; NEOPLASM STATISTICS was heading 1964-65; CARCINOGENESIS was heading 1977 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
BS blood supply BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid CI chemically induced
CH chemistry CL classification
CO complications CN congenital
DI diagnosis DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy DT drug therapy
EC economics EM embryology
EN enzymology EP epidemiology
EH ethnology ET etiology
GE genetics HI history
IM immunology ME metabolism
MI microbiology MO mortality
NU nursing PS parasitology
PA pathology PP physiopathology
PC prevention & control PX psychology
RT radiotherapy RH rehabilitation
SU surgery TH therapy
UL ultrastructure UR urine
VE veterinary VI virology
Record Number:   9562 
Unique Identifier:   D009369 

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