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.
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
Collins Discovery Encyclopedia, 1st edition © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
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Although the natural course of DCIS is not well understood, this intraductal carcinoma can become invasive cancer and spread to other tissues.
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The final histopathologic diagnosis was metaplastic carcinoma with a predominant osteosarcomatous differentiation (>99% of the tumor volume) (Figure 9) and minor components of poorly differentiated infiltrating ductal carcinoma, not otherwise specified (Elston Score = 8), and high-grade intraductal carcinoma, cribriform-type with apocrine features (Figure 10).
Her past medical history included a left-sided grade III intraductal carcinoma of the breast for which she had a wide local excision and axillary clearance followed by 5-fluorouracil, epirubicin, cyclophosphamide (FEC) chemotherapy and radiotherapy.
Occasionally referred to as intraductal carcinoma, DCIS is considered a precancerous tumor that without treatment eventually will evolve into invasive ductal carcinoma.
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