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Adenocarcinomas

A malignant tumor originating in glandular tissue
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Benign

Of no danger to one's health; not recurrent or progressive; not malignant
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Chemotherapy

Treatment of disease using chemical agents or drugs that are selectively toxic to the causative agent of the disease, such as a virus, bacterium, or other microrganism
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Colon

Section that makes up most of the large intestines
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Lumpectomy

Surgical excision of a tumor from the breast with the removal of a minimal amount of surrounding tissue.
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Malignant

Cancerous especially of a tumor,tending to metastasize; dangerous/detrimental to one's health;virulent
(WorldNet 1.6, 1997, Princeton University)

Mastectomy

Surgical removal of a breast, usually because of a breast cancer
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Metastasize

Spread to more distant sites via the blood or lymphatic system
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