adenocarcinoma

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adenocarcinoma:

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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adenocarcinoma

[¦ad·ən‚ō‚kär·sən′ō·mə]
(medicine)
A malignant tumor originating in glandular or ductal epithelium and tending to produce acinic structures.
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Translocation (X; 1)(p11.2;q21): a subtype of renal adenocarcinomas. Cancer Genet Cytogenet.
Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma can mimic renal adenocarcinoma with inferior vena caval involvement.
After reviewing all these data, we obtained the following results: there have been 12 cases with cancer (including the case reported here), namely, 1 renal adenocarcinoma, 2 prostate adenocarcinomas, 4 multiple myelomas, 1 Bence-Jones myeloma, and 3 non-Hodgkin lymphoma (1 with squamous cell carcinoma of the lung and other with pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma).
They investigated patients with a history of kidney stones and renal adenocarcinoma. They found renal adenocarcinoma patients to be 2.3 (95% CI 1.3-4.1) times more likely than 605 neighbourhood controls to have had a history of kidney stones.[sup.10] Another previous study investigating the association between RCC and kidney stones was performed in northern Italy.