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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Prolonged survival in carcinomatous meningitis associated with breast cancer.
As of now, there are only 3 reported patients who had radical surgery due to carcinomatous bladder rupture and one of them died 2 months after surgery.
Carcinomatous leptomeningitis in small cell lung cancer: A clinicopathologic review of the National Cancer Institute experience.
In summary, the identification of a giant-cell-tumor-like neoplasm in a salivary gland should warrant a diligent search for a carcinomatous component because this component can be very small and focal.
Comprising less than 1% of invasive carcinomas of the breast, metaplastic carcinomas are a heterogeneous group of malignant tumors in which part or all of the carcinomatous epithelium is transformed into a nonglandular (metaplastic) growth process.
There were no malignant sarcomatous or carcinomatous areas.
Soares FA, Pinto APFE, Landell GAM, et al: Pulmonary tumor embolism to arterial vessels and carcinomatous lymphangitis, a comparative clinicopathological study.
3,4) It is not clear why the inferior glands, which are derived from the third branchial arch, would tend to undergo carcinomatous change more often than do the superior glands, which are derived from the fourth branchial arch.
Immunohistochemical evaluation of K-ras, p53, and HER-2/neu expression in hyperplastic, dysplastic, and carcinomatous lesions of the pancreas: evidence for multistep carcinogenesis.
Malignant lymphoepithelial lesion with carcinomatous component apparently arising in parotid gland.
Much of the tumor was carcinomatous and made up of nests of basaloid cells that had small, densely hyperchromatic nuclei and scant amounts of cytoplasm.