dysplasia

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dysplasia

[di′splā·zhə]
(pathology)
Abnormal development or growth, especially of cells.
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If your healthcare provider does find signs of precancerous cells, your doctor will discuss the next steps with you.
Unlike traditional testing methods, CDx's WATS3D test collects a wide-area tissue sample of the entire thickness of the lining of the esophagus, which is then subjected to specialized, computer-assisted, three-dimensional analysis that pinpoints precancerous cells.
The ability of the Pap test to identify precancerous cells is the foundation of the success of cervical screening.
It was scary because I was told I was unsuitable for a hysterectomy, which would have completely removed the precancerous cells.
Obagi advises on a variety of different topics such as skin peels, correcting sun damage and the removal precancerous cells.
One study from Italy found drinking three cups of green tea daily prevented prostate cancer in men who had precancerous cells indicating the presence of the disease.
This occurred only because the routine cervical Pap smear allowed for the detection of still-harmless but precancerous cells known as dysplasia, which were then removed years before an actual cervical cancer could begin.
Wouldn't it be nice if, in between colonoscopies, there was a way to kill precancerous cells in the colon just by adding particular foods to your diet?
Researchers had shown that growing precancerous cells in stiff three-dimensional gels brings out the cells' malignant side.
Pap tests can detect precancerous cells, and early detection means early treatment to eliminate the infection before it becomes cancerous.
Previously, researchers had shown that growing precancerous cells in stiff three-dimensional gels brings out the cells' malignant side.
In the end I was told I needed a hysterectomy in 2008 following a negative smear test which showed I had precancerous cells.