carcinoma

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Related to basal cell carcinoma: squamous cell carcinoma, melanoma

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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Mohs' micrographic surgery for treatment of basal cell carcinoma of the face--results of a retrospective study and review of the literature.
Neural variant of fetal rhabdomyoma and naevoid basal cell carcinoma syndrome.
In addition, basal cell carcinoma of the lower extremities is rare in the literature: Coletta et al (12) described a male patient with basal cell carcinoma presenting in the leg with regional lymph node and skin metastasis.
Nevoid basal cell carcinoma syndrome: Molecular biology and new hypotheses.
The Basal Cell Carcinoma (Basal Cell Epithelioma) - Pipeline Review, H1 2015 research provides strategically significant competitor information, analysis, and insights to formulate effective R&D development strategies while identifying emerging players with potentially strong product portfolio and create effective counter-strategies to gain competitive advantage.
Data source: A registry of electronic pathology reports of basal cell carcinomas during 1998-2012 among 147,093 patients from the Kaiser Permanente Northern California health care system.
The Foundation also notes that people who have had basal cell carcinoma once are at a risk of developing others in the same area over the years.
For people living with advanced basal cell carcinoma there are currently limited treatment options," said Alessandro Riva, President, Novartis Oncology ad interim and Global Head, Oncology Development and Medical Affairs.
Hugh will have to keep a close eye on his skin from now on - nearly half of all people with a basal cell carcinoma will develop another one within three years.
Basal cell carcinoma was traditionally thought to arise from the basal layer of the epidermis, but more-recent evidence has pointed in the direction of the outer root sheath of the hair follicle; BCC stains positively for many of the same cytokeratins expressed in the fetal hair follicle, including CK14 and 17, (32) and CK17 has been shown to play a role in BCC pathogenesis because gene knockout attenuates tumor growth in mouse models.
Tumours were also shown to be reduced in 33% of those with metastatic basal cell carcinoma.
Washington, November 13 ( ANI ): Those individuals who work outdoors with resultant sun exposure are at increased risk for non-melanoma skin cancers, such as squamous cell carcinoma and basal cell carcinoma, new research has warned.

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