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Cancer Genetics

Shoulder Tumor and Cancer Risks



My daughter has tumor on her shoulder. Is this apt to be cancer?


The only way to know for sure if a mass is cancerous is through a biopsy. It would be our recommendation that she be evaluated by a physician, and this evaluation may include radiology images and biopsy.

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Cheryl  Koliha-Brandt, MSN, RN, CNS, CORLN Cheryl Koliha-Brandt, MSN, RN, CNS, CORLN
Clinical Nurse Specialist and Instructor of
Head and Neck Surgery and Oncology 
Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing
Case Western Reserve University