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osteoma or cancer?
They say I have an osteoma it is between my eyes on my forhead how do they know it is not cancer I only had a exray so far what other tests can i ask for to make sure it is not cancer Thanks Jackie
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Hi.  If the tumor is accessible, a biopsy should be done because that is the only way of obtaining a definitive diagnosis of your condition.  The x-ray can suggest a diagnosis of osteoma or malignancy, but the diagnosis made using this procedure alone is not definitive.
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