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What does it mean if the nodules or tumors have a a hard dark centre ?

What does it mean if the nodules or tumors have a hard dark center? My god son is 9 and had a lump on the back right side of his neck He went for a biopsy and they removed four small tumors. Two of them had a hard black core. What could this mean? What are the chances that it could be cancer . If not cancer, what else could it be?
Asked On : Sat, 12 Feb 2011
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Not all nodes will turn up to be cancer. It can be inflammatory nodes also. I would suggest you to wait for the report rather than jumping into conclusions.

Dr. Naveen Kumar
Answered: Sat, 12 Feb 2011
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