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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Jain BK, Chandra SS, Narasimhan R, Ananthakrishnan N, Mehta RB: Coexisting tuberculosis and carcinoma of the colon.
The approved indications include leukemia, metastatic carcinoma of the colon or rectum, squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck, nonHodgkin's lymphoma, metastatic breast cancer, and moderate to severe chronic diseases such as asthma and rheumatoid arthritis.
Avastin, in combination with intravenous 5-fluorouracil-based chemotherapy, is indicated for first- or second-line treatment of patients with metastatic carcinoma of the colon or rectum.
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