Tumour

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Tasmanian devil with a tumour

A tumour (or tumor) is tissue that is growing where it should not be. Tumours are either malignant (harmful) or benign (safe).

The Tasmanian Devils in Tasmania, Australia are in danger of becoming extinct because of a malignant tumour that grows on their face.[1]

References[change | edit source]

  1. Department of Primary Industry and Water. Tasmanian Devil Facial Tumour Disease