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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Secreting and non-secreting adrenocortical carcinomas are rare malignant tumors with a dire prognosis, (3,4) and typically occur in males in the fourth and fifth decades of life.
Adrenocortical carcinomas can be associated with cysts that are benign on imaging; hence extensive sampling of resected tissues has been suggested to rule out malignancy.
The report reviews key players involved in the therapeutics development for Adrenocortical Carcinoma (Adrenal Cortex Cancer) and enlists all their major and minor projects
Mitotane associated with etoposide, doxorubicin, andcisplatin in the treatment of advanced adrenocortical carcinoma.
We have succeeded in developing a co-culture of H295R human adrenocortical carcinoma cells with characteristics of the fetal adrenal and BeWo human choriocarcinoma cells with characteristics of the villous trophoblast that exhibits the steroidogenic functionality of the human fetoplacental unit.
Adrenocortical carcinoma secreting cortisol, androgens and aldosterone: a case report.
Patient advocate and ACC survivor, Troy Richards, kicked off the Advancing Treatments for Adrenocortical Carcinoma (ATAC) fund, that helped provide finance for the ACC Research Program at TGen, to initiate research on the disease.
The primary diagnosis of the patient was made after she underwent a complete endocrinology workup in addition to the analysis of catecholamine excretion and localized tumour imaging to rule out the possibility of phaeochromocytoma, a condition that results from a histological variant tumour of the same embryonic origin, typically mixtures of phaeochromocytoma spindle cell sarcomas and adrenocortical carcinomas (3).
KEY WORDS: adrenocortical carcinoma, Cushing's syndrome, hirsutism, pheochromocytoma, synaptophysin, virilization
It also reviews key players involved in the therapeutic development for Adrenocortical Carcinoma (Adrenal Cortex Cancer).
14,21,23) It should be remembered that adrenocortical carcinoma, pheochromocytoma, as well as clear cell renal cancer and fat-containing HCC metastases may occasionally demonstrate signal loss on OOP images.
ATR-101, an adrenal-selective small molecule inhibitor of ACAT1, is also being studied in an ongoing Phase 2 clinical trial in patients with classic congenital adrenal hyperplasia and a Phase 1 clinical trial in patients with adrenocortical carcinoma.