Benign tumors

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What is benign tumors?

Benign tumors are non-cancerous that have a fibrous capsule, limited potential for growth, a regular shape, cells that are well differentiated and do not invade surrounding tissue or metastasize to distant sites. Some kinds of benign tumors include adenoma, fibroma, hemangioma, and lipoma.

Common symptoms reported by people with benign tumors

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, fatigue, pain, and stress) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people with benign tumors

Treatment name(s)
Type
How many have tried
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Effexor XR)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
depressed mood (1)

Data from patients with benign tumors, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Compare treatments taken by people with benign tumors

Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Total evaluations
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Effexor XR)
Perceived effectiveness
for depressed mood (1 evaluation)
Side effects
constipation
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
depressed mood (1)
  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Data from patients with benign tumors, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Who has benign tumors on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 0
30s 2
40s 1
50s 3
60s 8
70+ 2
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 2
20-29 years 2
30-39 years 1
40-49 years 1
50-59 years 1
60-69 years 0
70+ years 0

Sex

Distribution of sex

75% Female
25% Male

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 9
Not Diagnosed 0

These charts show data from benign tumors patients who have completed their condition history
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