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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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Most gynecologic serous carcinomas involving fluid specimens expressed PAX8, although at a lower percentage rate than did those of the primary tumor, as reported in other studies.
Papillary carcinoma of thyroid (PTC) is the most common thyroid malignancy.
In the well differentiated squamous cell carcinomas there are few mitotic figures, atypical mitosis or multinucleate epithelial cells are rare.
Very aggressive endometrial carcinomas including high grade serous carcinoma are found to be less or non-responsive to usual chemotherapy.9
Papillary carcinomas may histopathologically show papillary, micropapillary, cribriform, reticular, and solid appearance.
Papillary thyroid carcinoma (PTC) is the most common malignant neoplasm of the thyroid [1].
Although acinic cell carcinomas do not typically show myoepithelial differentiation, they can rarely harbor a myoepithelial immunoprofile in the high-grade carcinomatous portions [18].
On the other hand, reduced p27Kip1 expression is correlated with a greater risk of recurrence in elderly patients.7 There have been many reports which suggest clinical characteristics and treatment for urothelial carcinoma in children but still there is debate on progression and prognosis.
Hrthle cell carcinoma accounts for about 3 percent of thyroid cancers and is a variant follicular carcinoma.
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