papillary tumor

Pronunciation:(PA-pih-LAYR-ee TOO-mer)

Definition: A tumor that looks like long, thin “finger-like” growths. These tumors grow from tissue that lines the inside of an organ. Papillary tumors may be benign (not cancer) or malignant (cancer). Papillary tumors occur most often in the bladder, thyroid, and breast, but they may occur in other parts of the body as well.Cancer.govPatient

tumor papilarTumor con forma de hongo pequeño, con su tallo unido a la capa epitelial (revestimiento interior) de un órgano.Cancer.govPatient Date last modified: 2018-06-04