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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

carcinoma

Pathol
1. any malignant tumour derived from epithelial tissue
2. another name for cancer
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Sonographic findings of pure ductal carcinoma in situ. J Clin Ultrasound.
The management of ductal carcinoma in situ: current controversies and future directions.
Matkowski, "Screen-detected ductal carcinoma in situ found on stereotactic vacuum-assisted biopsy of suspicious microcalcifications without mass: radiological-histological correlation," Radiology and Oncology, vol.
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Risk of invasive breast carcinoma among women diagnosed with ductal carcinoma in situ and lobular carcinoma in situ, 19882001.
As an unintended consequence, screening for invasive breast cancer has resulted in a marked increase in the diagnosis of asymptomatic ductal carcinoma in situ. The majority of women diagnosed with screen-detected DCIS are not destined to relapse or die of their disease.
Veronesi et al., "Sentinel node biopsy is not a standard procedure in ductal carcinoma in situ of the breast: the experience of the European institute of oncology on 854 patients in 10 years," Annals of Surgery, vol.
"Ductal carcinoma in situ is not cancer, so why are we calling it cancer?'' said Esserman.
In the classification of these lesions revealed three main groups-intraductal hyperplasia (IDH), atypical intraductal hyperplasia (AIDH) and ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) have been proposed.