(Especially of body tissue) not affected with cancer: surgeons removed a non-cancerous tumour from his brain non-cancerous cells
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- Benign breast growths - noncancerous ones - can also contain calcium specks.
- Others develop noncancerous tumors (fibroids) or have scars in the uterus from past surgery.