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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19 showed promising results of chemotherapy followed by radiation with surgery reserved for non-responders as treatment protocol for sinonasal neuroendocrine carcinomas.
Poorly differentiated NECs of the breast, similar to small cell carcinomas of other sites, often show expression of thyroid transcription factor 1 (TTF1).
Frequency and percentages were calculated for categorical variables like gender, carcinoma, sarcoma and common types of carcinomas (Squamous cell carcinoma, Mucoepidermoid carcinoma, Adenoid cystic carcinoma) and sarcomas (Osteosarcoma, Burkitt's lymphoma).
KEY WORDS: Lymphoma, Malignancy, Orbit, Retinoblastoma, Rhabdomyosarcoma, Squamous cell carcinoma.
thoroughly examined the fallopian tubes from 55 consecutive cases of serous carcinoma and concluded that over 70% of serous carcinomas shows involvement of endosalpinx and 50% contains STIC.
Apocrine carcinoma of the breast is a rare and distinct morphological-type carcinoma.
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Contrary to our expectations, histologic examination was interpreted as a basal cell carcinoma.
El carcinoma de celulas escamosas es el segundo tipo mas comun de cancer de la piel.
Algunos tumores asumen un patron en colision, hasta el punto de que los carcinomas escamosos intraepidermicos o los tumores escamosos invasivos estan abruptamente yuxtapuestos a la proliferacion de celulas dermicas pequenas, mientras otros demuestran una adicion de los elementos malignos de la superficie epitelial con los componentes subyacentes.
Extraocular sebaceous carcinomas are far more likely to be seen by the general surgeon or primary care physician than are ocular variants.
A Treatment will be much easier if your basal cell carcinoma is detected early.