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Medical How quick can an untreated tumor kill you?

  1. Apr 12, 2012 #1
    Can someone please answer this question, I have this bump on my back and the dermatologist
    says she thinks it's a benign dermatofibroma but I don't think she is 100% sure..

    So if you say an untreated tumor kills you in a month.. then I'm good cause I've had this here for a little less than a year.
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  3. Apr 12, 2012 #2


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    Benign means it is not cancerous. If you need information, you need to speak to a doctor.
  4. Apr 12, 2012 #3
    Furthermore, get a second opinion if you think your doctor is wrong. It can't hurt.
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