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Posted by: CHARS | 2005/07/05

ACTIVE MASS

Through a MRI scan an "active" mass was found in fore arm - what does active means and is it cancerous?

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Chars, it means that there is increased blood flow and metabolic activity associated with the mass (like in the case of infections and cancer), but it isn’t a cancer until it is proven by biopsy. Good luck.

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