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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Of the 13 tumors studied in this group, 9 (69%) were invasive ductal carcinomas, 2 (15%) invasive lobular carcinomas, and 2 pure DCIS with no invasive elements (Table 6).
A, Classical invasive lobular carcinoma and lobular carcinoma in situ of the breast are characterized by loosely cohesive cells displaying low cytologic atypia, absence of significant pleomorphism, and scant cytoplasm.
Two patients in our sample underwent excisional biopsies for suspicious nodules, which returned a diagnosis of invasive lobular carcinoma in one and a diagnosis of an intraductal papilloma in the other.
Both invasive lobular carcinoma and tumors with an extensive component of DCIS are often underestimated by mammography.
Approximately 5% to 15% of breast cancers are invasive lobular carcinomas.
Invasive lobular carcinoma constitutes 10% of all invasive cancers.
Organized by level of difficulty, they relate to magnetic resonance imaging, image-guided biopsy, imaging of high-risk lesions, high-risk patient management, invasive lobular carcinoma, complex cystic cancer, male breast cancer, mucinous carcinoma, desmoid tumors, and other conditions.
Due to the absence of lobules in the normal male breast, invasive lobular carcinoma cases are seen infrequently.
The impact of preoperative breast MRI on the re-excision rate in invasive lobular carcinoma of the breast.
The researchers found that alternating MRI and mammography screening program detected nine cancers among the 86 women-five invasive ductal carcinomas, three invasive lobular carcinoma, and two ductal carcinomas in situ.
MR Imaging of the breast in patients with invasive lobular carcinoma.

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