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characterized by kindness and concern for others

indicative of future success or full of promise

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not dangerous to health

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pleasant and beneficial in nature or influence

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kindness of disposition or manner

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However, MRI has limited specificity with an overlap in the appearance of benign and malignant lesions.
Conclusion: Among the histomorphologic variants of ovarian tumors, benign tumors are more common than malignant ones for all age groups.
BBD includes all non-malignant conditions of the breast, including benign tumours, trauma, mastalgia, mastitis and nipple discharge.
A lesion is said to be benign when its microscopic and gross characteristics are considered relatively silent, implying that it will remain localized, will not spread to other sites, and will be amenable to local surgical removal.
WAIKOLOA, HAWAII -- Armed with dermoscopy and reflective confocal microscopy, dermatologists have been "pushing the envelope and becoming better and better at detecting melanoma and limiting the number of benign lesions being removed," said Dr.
Differentiation of benign from malignant tumours during surgery, specially adnexal masses, is important for appropriate management of the patient.
Observation is a reasonable option for managing patients with benign thyroid nodules that display initial low-suspicion ultrasound patterns.
Metastasizing is a hallmark of cancer, but there are some tumors like benign metastasizing leiomyoma (BML) that behave like a low-grade malignant neoplasm, although they have most of the benign characteristics.
By tracing the genetic changes that take place over time in the development of the disease, the research reaffirms the role of sun exposure in the emergence of precursor lesions, such as the common moles known as nevi, but also suggests that continued ultraviolet radiation (UV) damage to benign precursor lesions may push them on a path toward malignancy.
An odontogenic myxoma is a rare, benign tumor that is found almost exclusively in the facial bones, usually the mandible.
Background: Differentiating benign from malignant sinonsal lesions is essential for treatment planning as well as determining the patient's prognosis, but the differentiation is often difficult in clinical practice.
A poster titled "Long Term Clinical and Imaging Follow-Up of an Office-Based Gene Expression Classifier Used to Manage Thyroid Nodules" describes findings from a single-centre trial involving 13 patients with thyroid nodules who avoided surgery thanks to benign Afirma GEC results and were followed for up to three years.
M2 EQUITYBITES-May 12, 2014-Nymox Pharmaceutical completes patient enrolment in Phase III clinical trial for benign prostatic hyperplasia
USPRwire, Wed Nov 20 2013] Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia Global Clinical Trials Review, H2, 2013
This report provides information on the therapeutic development for Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia, complete with latest updates, and special features on late-stage and discontinued projects.