Types of Solid Tumors

There are two main types of tumors: benign and malignant. Benign tumors are slow growing, rarely spread and can usually be completely removed. Malignant tumors are often rapid growing, invasive and life threatening. Management of any tumor differs according to factors like the patient's age, the tumor location and the kinds of cells that make up the tumor.

Click on the following to learn about the various types of solid tumors.