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Precancerous cells, or premalignant cells, refer to abnormal cells that can transform into cancerous cells; however, they are not invasive, meaning they don’t spread to other body parts, explains About.com. In most cases... More »

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Polyps are extra pieces of tissue growing from the lining of the colon, says the National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse. Polyps can stick out into the colon and look somewhat similar to mushrooms, or they ... More »

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The growth of precancerous cells on the cervix, or cervical dysplasia, indicates that abnormal cells have developed on the cervix, according to the University of Maryland Medical Center. Cervical dysplasia is separated i... More »

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Precancerous cells, also called premalignant cells, are abnormal cells that have the potential to become cancerous, according to About.com. A precancerous cell is not destined to progress to cancer and can even return to... More »

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Cancer is not a virus but an accumulation of abnormal cells that invade different parts of the body, according to MedicineNet. There are over 100 kinds of cancer. More »

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Malignant tumors are cancerous tumors made up of cells that grow fast and often spread throughout the body, according to the American Brain Tumor Association. Malignant tumors are often more invasive than benign tumors. ... More »

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