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malignancy:

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in medicine, common term for neoplasms, or tumors, that are malignant. Like benign tumors, malignant tumors do not respond to body mechanisms that limit cell growth.
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"These results have the potential to assist in the management of patients with hematological malignancy and their relatives and to inform future studies investigating the etiological basis of these hematological malignancies," the authors write.
Key findings from the study include that Overa exhibited a statistically significant higher sensitivity (91%; 95%CI, 86.8% - 94.0%) of malignancy detection than either ROMA (79.2%: 95%CI, 73.7% - 83.8%) or CA125 (71%; 95%CI, 65.0% - 76.30%), with the current ACOG guidance cutoff of 200 U/ml.
Researchers found the risk of a second malignancy was highest among patients aged 30-50 years and patients who had tumor-stage or advanced-stage disease.
Many studies have indicated connections between malignancy and rheumatic manifestations.
First, the table indicates that "hyperechogenicity" is associated with malignancy; this is likely a typographical error.
NMSC is the most common skin malignancy in white population5.
The primary objectives are to evaluate the safety, tolerability and phase II recommended doses of IBI188 as a monotherapy and in combination with other agents in subjects with advanced malignancy. The phase 1a study explores the priming and maintenance dose of IBI188 as monotherapy.
Several women with ovarian malignancy undergo suboptimal primary operations at local hospitals leading to residual tumour.
Differentiating second primary malignancy from the metastatic recurrence of primary cancer is very important and has prognostic and therapeutic values.
'Overall,' said Dr Shahid Pervez of Aga Khan UniverAsity Hospital on Thursday, 'cancer of the oral cavity was found to be the leading malignancy (15.7pc) in males and in females breast cancer continued to top the list (41.2pc).'
The Bosniak renal cyst classification system is a well-established method that uses contrast enhanced computed tomographic (CT) findings to categorized cystic renal masses into groups with associated risk of malignancy. (1, 2) Briefly, this system separates simple and mildly complex cystic renal lesions as Bosniak categories I and II, respectively, which do not require further follow-up.