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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The number of metastatic lymph nodes in extrahepatic bile duct carcinoma as a prognostic factor [published correction appears in Am J Surg Pathol.
Complete surgical resection with microscopically negative surgical margins is an important predictor of outcome in multivariate analysis for both perihilar and distal bile duct carcinomas, with overall 5-year survival for distal tumor improved from roughly 10% for patients with positive margins to 27% for those with negative resection margins.
5) In the literature, MUC4 expression appears to be associated with more aggressiveness and increased metastases in breast cancer, extrahepatic bile duct carcinoma, pancreatic cancer, and cholangiocarcinoma.
In most cases of advanced bile duct carcinomas, stents are already implanted and accompanied by radiotherapy.
1-3,15,18] Heterogeneous expression has been reported in cholangiocarcinomas of the liver, carcinomas of the gallbladder and pancreas, and bile duct carcinomas.