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lesion

any structural change in a bodily part resulting from injury or disease

lesion

[′lē·zhən]
(biology)
A structural or functional alteration due to injury or disease.
(cell and molecular biology)
A damaged site in a gene, chromosome, or protein molecule.
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30) FIT has a higher sensitivity for CRC (71% to 75%) (31,32) and precancerous lesions (27% to 29%) (32,33) compared with FOBT, but it is less specific (94% to 95% specificity for FIT (31,32) vs 98% to 99% for FOBT (30)).
Motalleb nezhad and colleagues (17) have studied the knowledge of general dentists about oral cancer examination; participants were asked some questions about the precancerous lesions too.
After the endoscopic procedure and histopathologic evaluation, 35 people were diagnosed with precancerous lesions of gastric cancer and another 70 people of the same ages without precancerous lesions were included in the study as a control group.
This volume addresses the prevention, diagnosis, and management of precancerous lesions of the cervix.
The DNA test's sensitivity for the detection of advanced precancerous lesions was approximately half that for the detection of colorectal cancer.
Oncologists, obstetricians and gynecologists, and other physicians from North America and Europe address the prevention, features, management, diagnosis, and multidisciplinary approach to cervical cancer and precancerous lesions, uterine cancer, epithelial ovarian cancer, borderline ovarian tumors, germ cell tumors of the ovary, cancer of the vulva, and gestational trophoblastic disease, and future directions in treatment, including laparoscopy and robotic-assisted surgery, innovations in radiotherapy, hormonal treatment, biomarkers, integrative medicine, and multidisciplinary palliative care.
M2 PHARMA-November 5, 2013-Ventana's CINtec PLUS cytology test shows better efficacy vs Pap cytology in precancerous lesions detection(C)2013 M2 COMMUNICATIONS
Specially trained nurses or midwives will treat those found with precancerous lesions on the same visit, as part of comprehensive HIV/AIDS services.
Ahmedin Jema, of the American Cancer Society, was the lead author of the report and attributed the decline to the broader use of cervical smears to detect precancerous lesions and remove them, so preventing a cancer from developing.
com)-- Virginia Women's Center has been selected to participate in a nationwide clinical trial, one that will ultimately hope to prevent the human papillomavirus virus (HPV) from progressing into cervical cancer and treat women who have HPV and the precancerous lesions associated with it.
Most HPV infections are cleared by the body within 2 years; those that remain have a higher risk of developing precancerous lesions.