malignancy


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malignancy:

see cancercancer,
in medicine, common term for neoplasms, or tumors, that are malignant. Like benign tumors, malignant tumors do not respond to body mechanisms that limit cell growth.
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Microscopic hematuria is especially challenging in patients under 40, when the incidence of associated urological malignancy is really low.
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Paraneoplastic rheumatic disorders are induced by malignancy through hormones, peptides, autocrine and paracrine mediators, antibodies and cytotoxic lymphocytes.
The majority of paraneoplastic RDs precede the onset of the malignancy by months or even years.
The association between inflammatory myopathies and malignancy is greatest in dermatomyositis, with a 3-fold increase in malignancy.
2,3,7) Liposarcomas have a strong predilection for the retroperitoneum and the extremities, which makes the diagnosis and treatment of this malignancy by an otolaryngologist genuinely unusual.
serrata in Germany in a patient who had pulmonary symptoms and in whom malignancy was suspected.
Our study clearly shows that the mTOR inhibitors offer a significant benefit in reducing short-term malignancy rates in transplant recipients.
The Wnt signaling pathway is involved in both hematopoietic malignancy and colon carcinoma.
Therefore, the evidence of a dormant malignancy is "an extremely interesting finding," he says.
Roche reports the study examined survival without malignancy in patients taking standard immunosuppressive regimens (defined as cyclosporine or tacrolimus and azathioprine or CellCept), who underwent OHT between January 1, 1995, and December 31, 1997.
6%) had breast cancer plus at least one other primary malignancy.