Malignant Tumor Wrapped Around Carotid Artery?

Answer What sort of tumour is it? Every sort of tumour has a name. I had a tumour wrapped around the artery. They scraped it off.

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What is carotid artery surgery?

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How long could you live with a blocked carotid artery?

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The doctor found a tumor on my leg "shin". He diagnosed it as a lipoma tumor. Shoud I be worried?

No, don't worry. These are usually quite harmless and the doctor will only remove it if it grows too big or is a problem cosmetically.