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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All the new cases both admitted and OPD cases of oesophageal squamous cell carcinoma were identified and their endoscopic biopsies were included in study as per inclusion criteria.
Clinicopathological parameters, recurrence, locoregional and distant metastasis in 115 T1-T2 oral squamous cell carcinoma patients.
In a study carried out in India to see the pattern of cutaneous malignancies, squamous cell carcinoma was the most common skin malignancy, followed by basal cell carcinoma21.
Symptoms associated with oral squamous cell carcinoma are common complaints of patients which compel them to present to oral and maxillofacial surgeons for treatment.
Anaplastic thyroid carcinoma, carcinoma showing thymus-like elements (CASTLE) disease of the thyroid gland and metastasis from adjacent organs are the differentials to be kept in mind while diagnosing squamous cell carcinoma of the thyroid.
In the present observational study, among malignant tumours squamous cell carcinomas were recorded higher in number, whereas premalignant leucoplakia was the common presentation.
Neutrophils may be important biomarkers for squamous cell carcinoma and targets to control cancer progression [19, 20].
KEY WORDS: Lymphoma, Malignancy, Orbit, Retinoblastoma, Rhabdomyosarcoma, Squamous cell carcinoma.
In one of these cases, an associated component of squamous cell carcinoma in situ was also present.
Pure primary squamous cell carcinoma is an exceptionally rare subtype of GBC, making up only 1% of all malignant gallbladder neoplasm according to a cohort study on 606 invasive gallbladder carcinomas [1].
Recent improvements in chemotherapy and radiation therapy [2] have resulted in the latter being further classified into adenocarcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma, and large cell carcinoma [3].

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