adenocarcinoma

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adenocarcinoma:

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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adenocarcinoma

[¦ad·ən‚ō‚kär·sən′ō·mə]
(medicine)
A malignant tumor originating in glandular or ductal epithelium and tending to produce acinic structures.
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sup][2],[3],[4] Serous adenocarcinoma of endometrium is a Type 2 endometrium cancer, and it is widely considered to develop from endometrial intraepithelial carcinoma, which is related to malignant transformation of the endometrial surface epithelium (such as a benign endometrial polyp).
As noted before, there was a nonsignificant trend toward a benefit for ibuprofen use against noncardiac adenocarcinomas but only for those who reported it using it daily; weekly or monthly ibuprofen use did not appear to be protective.
5) Histologically, ductal adenocarcinomas are composed of columnar cells arranged in either a papillary or cribriform pattern, whereas acinar adenocarcinomas exhibit cuboidal cells arranged in acini.
Additionally, immunohistochemistry is a useful tool in differentiating these tumors, since neoplastic cells in mesothelioma express epithelial cytokeratin and mesenchymal markers, such as Vimentin (9), whereas adenocarcinomas are specifically marked by cytokeratin.
The typical immunohistochemical profile for adenocarcinomas arising within the colon is strong expression of CK20 without expression of CK7.
The expected results may shed light on the causality of gastrointestinal adenocarcinomas and facilitate the understanding of independent or synergistic roles of phytoestrogens and fibres interaction with obesity in the cancer etiology and prevention.
Histopathology revealed an unexpected diagnosis of moderately differentiated adenocarcinoma near the external opening (Fig.
Smoking tobacco more than doubles the risk that Barrett's esophagus will progress to adenocarcinoma or high-grade dysplasia, Dr.
Considerando a analise histopatologica da peca cirurgica como padrao ouro, a qualidade da amostra da biopsia com agulha de corte no diagnostico de adenocarcinomas mostrou sensibilidade de 100%, especificidade de 71,4%, valor preditivo positivo de 90,5% e valor preditivo negativo de 100%.
Despite the association between gastro-oesophageal reflux, the development of Barrett's metaplasia and oesophagogastric adenocarcinoma, the true incidence of OGJ adenocarcinoma secondary to Barrett's metaplasia and the impact of surveillance endoscopy remains unclear [1].