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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Lemmens et al., "Colorectal signet-ring cell carcinoma: benefit from adjuvant chemotherapy but a poor prognostic factor," International Journal of Cancer, vol.
Taieb, "Signet-ring cell carcinoma of the stomach: impact on prognosis and specific therapeutic challenge," World Journal of Gastroenterology, vol.
Only 4 cases of a primary colorectal signet-ring cell carcinoma metastatic to the tonsil have been previously reported in the literature.
Primary signet-ring cell carcinoma is a variant of adenocarcinoma which is extremely rare with estimated prevalence of 0.24% of primary bladder cancers [3,4].
A 10-year outcomes evaluation of mucinous and signet-ring cell carcinoma of the colon and rectum.
Furthermore, signet-ring cell carcinoma and mucinous adenocarcinoma showed very low positive values for GLUT1 expression (2 and 6%, resp.).
Undifferentiated gastric carcinoma is characterized as poor histological presentation and presence of signet-ring cell carcinoma [2].
Diagnosis and treatment of primary signet-ring cell carcinoma of the prostate.
Primary signet-ring cell carcinoma (PSRCC) of the urinary bladder, which was first reported by Saphir in 1955 [1,2], is a rare variant of adenocarcinoma and comprises only 0.24% to 2% of all primary epithelial urinary bladder tumors.
Further, mucinous adenocarcinoma (MA) and signet-ring cell carcinoma (SRCC) of vermiform appendix are extremely rare, accounting only for 0.21% and 0.43% of all appendiceal malignancies.
CT features of primary colorectal signet-ring cell carcinoma. J Comput Assist Tomogr 2001;25:225-30http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/00004728-200103000-00011.