Cancers and Tumors in Birds
Avian cancers and tumors
Cancer or tumors refers to an abnormal growth of cells in a tissue or organ. And while humans often suffer from cancers or tumors, a bird is just as likely. Fortunately, most cancers and tumors can be treated if they are diagnosed in time.
There are basically two types of tumors. Benign tumors, which do not spread, and malignant cancers, which spread and are usually termed as cancers in the medical world.
Symptoms and Types
There are basically two types of tumors. Benign tumors, which do not spread, and malignant tumors, which can spread and are usually termed as cancers. There are many different cancers and benign tumors that can afflict a bird. The following are some of the most common:
The sex organ of male animals; used in the production of sperm
The occurrence or invasion of pathogens away from the point where they originally occurred
Not being able to cause harm; the opposite of malignant.
The process of removing all or part of a body part; usually refers to a limb (arm or leg) and is done for medical reasons.
Something that becomes worse or life threatening as it spreads
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