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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Endometrioid and clear cell carcinomas were more common in endometriosis-associated ovarian cancer, while serous carcinoma was less frequent (Br J Cancer.
1) Ovarian cancer patients have one of the highest incidences of VTE amongst cancer patients, particularly clear cell carcinoma (CCC).
Although the cytologic features of ChRCC are unique, several tumours, such as renal oncocytoma, clear cell carcinoma, granular cell carcinoma, hepatocellular carcinoma, adrenal cortical carcinoma, lung carcinoma, and oncocytic tumours of salivary gland and thyroid must be considered in the differential diagnosis.
16The tumour cells in clear cell carcinoma are large having an optically clear cytoplasm because of the presence of abundant glycogen and lipids which can be demonstrated by Periodic Acid Schiff (PAS) and Oil Red O staining.
Clear cell carcinoma of the urinary bladder has been defined as a morphological variant of adenocarcinoma of the urinary bladder which mimics the Mullerian type of clear cell carcinoma of the female genital tract [1].
Histology revealed metastatic clear cell carcinoma, arranged in varying-sized alveolar aggregates (Figure 2).
The most common renal malignancy in adult is clear cell carcinoma followed by papillary carcinoma and chromophobe cell carcinoma (5,6).
Herbst, who in 1971 published a landmark paper in the New England Journal of Medicine about the dangers of DES, connected the dots after learning of a cluster of cases of clear cell carcinoma, a rare vaginal cancer usually seen in older women, in eight young Boston women.
Clear cell carcinoma is generally resistant to standard therapy.
08 yr), endometrioid carcinoma (n=1; age 39), mucinous carcinomas (n=2; age 59 and 70 yrs), clear cell carcinoma (n=1; age 45 yr), germ cell tumor (n=1; age 28 yr), and sex cord-stroma tumor (n=1; age 22 yr) were investigated.