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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Adenoid cystic carcinoma of Skene glands: a rare origin in the female genital tract and the characteristic clinical course.
Mucoepidermoid carcinoma was the most common parotid malignancy, and adenoid cystic carcinoma was the most common submandibular and palatal malignancy (table).
Expression of p16 protein and hypermethylation status of its promoter gene in adenoid cystic carcinoma of the head and neck.
Among patients with submandibular adenoid cystic carcinoma, the mean age was 72.
Relations among expression of CXCR4, histological patterns, and metastatic potential in adenoid cystic carcinoma of the head and neck.
Adenoid cystic carcinoma (ACC) is a tumor that can occur in both minor and major salivary gland locations throughout the head and neck.
3) Adenoid cystic carcinoma is well known for its prolonged clinical course and tendency for delayed onset of distant metastases.
Adenoid cystic carcinoma is a rare malignant tumor that is well known for its deceptively encouraging 5-year survival rate and its dismal survival rate at longer intervals.
A number of breast tumors manifest true myoepithelial differentiation, including adenomyoepithelioma and myoepithelioma, as well as the salivary glandlike tumors such as adenoid cystic carcinoma.
Pleomorphic adenoma of the trachea, like adenoid cystic carcinoma and mucoepidermoid carcinoma, has a less aggressive clinical course than does squamous cell carcinoma.
2-10) Adenoid cystic carcinoma is a biphasic tumor composed of ductal and myoepithelial components with 3 major growth patterns: tubular, cribriform, and solid.
3) Squamous cell carcinoma is the most common malignant neoplasm, followed by adenoid cystic carcinoma and adenocarcinoma, as well as olfactory neuroblastoma, sarcoma, lymphoma, plasmacytoma, small-cell undifferentiated carcinoma, and melanoma.