lesion lesion  /ˈli ʒən/


  1. (n) any localized abnormal structural change in a bodily part
  2. (n) an injury to living tissue (especially an injury involving a cut or break in the skin)


  1. Colon cancer is easily treated, and even cured in some cases, if lesions are caught early.
  2. If the lesion is in a location where surgeons can remove it easily, then he has a good chance of controlling the cancer with additional chemotherapy and radiation.
  3. Patients may take several weeks to investigate the lesions, get biopsies and wait for pathology results, delaying the actual treatment of cancer.



  1. "Over the last few days I have been recovering and I feel less pain," Pirlo told Gazzetta dello Sport. "The situation is encouraging as the lesion has started to heal. I have faith, even though the return will be defined step by step."
    on Jun 8, 2010 By: Andrea Pirlo Source: ESPN

  2. "Novalis Tx radiosurgery treatments take from 15 minutes for a single brain lesion to 45 minutes for the simultaneous treatment of multiple brain metastases," said Dr. Johnson. "Lung treatments are taking 25-30 minutes with gating; less time...
    on Sep 17, 2009 By: Samuel Johnson Source: Reuters

  3. "The checkups he had this morning are reassuring", Lyon's coach Claude Puel said on Monday during a press conference. "There is no muscular or bony lesion. It's just a big blow. He will miss the French Cup encounter on Wednesday at Lille and...
    on Mar 2, 2009 By: Claude Puel Source: USA Today

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