carcinoma

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carcinoma:

see neoplasmneoplasm
or tumor,
tissue composed of cells that grow in an abnormal way. Normal tissue is growth-limited, i.e., cell reproduction is equal to cell death. Feedback controls limit cell division after a certain number of cells have developed, allowing for tissue repair
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carcinoma

[‚kärs·ən′ō·mə]
(medicine)
A malignant epithelial tumor.

carcinoma

Pathol
1. any malignant tumour derived from epithelial tissue
2. another name for cancer
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4] Current literature suggests lowering this absolute cut-off to 4 cm because most adrenocortical carcinomas (ACC) are >4 cm in size.
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We have succeeded in developing a co-culture of H295R human adrenocortical carcinoma cells with characteristics of the fetal adrenal and BeWo human choriocarcinoma cells with characteristics of the villous trophoblast that exhibits the steroidogenic functionality of the human fetoplacental unit.
Histopathological diagnosis and prognostic factors in adrenocortical carcinoma.
Kimberly Bussey, a TGen Associate Investigator and Lead Investigator for TGen's Adrenocortical Carcinoma Research Program, said, "Troy brings a sense of urgency and a connection to the ACC patient community that made this trial possible.
The primary diagnosis of the patient was made after she underwent a complete endocrinology workup in addition to the analysis of catecholamine excretion and localized tumour imaging to rule out the possibility of phaeochromocytoma, a condition that results from a histological variant tumour of the same embryonic origin, typically mixtures of phaeochromocytoma spindle cell sarcomas and adrenocortical carcinomas (3).
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Copeland was first to estimate a threshold diameter of 6 cm; at this size, approximately 60 adrenalectomies would need to be performed to remove 1 adrenocortical carcinoma (10).
This report provides information on the therapeutic development for Adrenocortical Carcinoma (Adrenal Cortex Cancer), complete with latest updates, and special features on late-stage and discontinued projects.
Although laparoscopic adrenalectomy represents the standard of care in managing adrenal masses, open surgery still has a major role in management of adrenal masses, suspected to be adrenocortical carcinoma (ACC).