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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Mucinous adenocarcinoma of the prostate is a rare morphological variant of prostatic adenocarcinoma, accounting for an incidence of about 0.
Prostate specific antigen: a critical assessment of the most useful tumor marker for adenocarcinoma of the prostate.
wrote an editorial entitled, "Gleason score 2-4 adenocarcinoma of the prostate on needle biopsy: a diagnosis that should not be made.
Histopathological features of ductal adenocarcinoma of the prostate in 1,051 radical prostatectomy specimens.
However, Medicare officials will not provide coverage for initial PET assessments of patients with adenocarcinoma of the prostate because the available evidence does not show that these would improve physician decision making.
We describe two elderly male patients with adenocarcinoma of the prostate and secondary pleural effusion.
Adenocarcinoma of the prostate with endometrioid features: a light microscopic and immunohistochemical study of ten cases.
Adenocarcinoma of the prostate metastatic to the ureter with an associated ureteral stone.
Men aged 18 years and older with histologically confirmed adenocarcinoma of the prostate are eligible.
Pathology was significant for adenocarcinoma of the prostate (Gleason score 3+4=7).