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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Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma Versus Mimics (Collagenous Spherulosis, Invasive Cribriform Carcinoma, Invasive Tubular Carcinoma, Cribriform DCIS)
Gleason pattern 4 cribriform carcinoma spectrum is associated with (1) small but irregular cribriforming glands (Figure 2, A); (2) round and regular uniform cribriform cancers that are much larger than the normal prostate gland (Figure 2, B); and (3) adenocarcinoma with ductal differentiation, characterized by confluent cribriform glands lined by tall columnar epithelium and demonstrating slitlike pattern and papillary differentiation (Figure 3, A).
According to the World Health Organization classification system, tubular and cribriform carcinomas have an overall favorable prognosis, assuming a small tumor size.