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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Bladder cancer is the sixth most common malignancies in developed countries, where most bladder tumors are transitional cell carcinomas (TCCs) (1) (1).
Primary transitional cell carcinoma of the fallopian tube: A case report and review of literature.
Elective management of transitional cell carcinoma of the distal ureter: Can kidney-sparing surgery be advised?
(4.) Jakse G, Algaba F, Malmstrom PU, Oosterlinck W.A second-look TUR in Ti transitional cell carcinoma why?
Image cytometric DNA analysis in transitional cell carcinoma of the bladder.
13-year experience with percutaneous management of upper tract transitional cell carcinoma. J Urol 1999;161:772-775.
Five-year cancer-specific survival rate of patients with high-grade transitional cell carcinoma is 35% [11].
Taki, "A case of transitional cell carcinoma and milk of calcium in a pyelocalyceal diverticulum," Hinyokika Kiyo.
Khan et al (2008), in their study on transitional cell carcinoma of urinary bladder found statistically significant high grade of AgNOR dispersion in grade III tumors than grade II tumors.
Prognostic significance of matrix metalloproteinase-1 and tissue inhibitor of metalloproteinase-1 in voided urine samples from patients with transitional cell carcinoma of the bladder.
Micropapillary urothelial carcinoma is a rare aggressive subtype of transitional cell carcinoma. (1) The presence of micropapillary component (MPC) in urothelial carcinoma was found to be associated with high-grade and advanced stage of tumour, though low-grade and non-invasive cases have been reported.
The main differential diagnosis for the present case is transitional cell carcinoma of the renal pelvis, which can be differentiated histologically from RCC primarily by the presence of elongated and irregular tubules that usually occur in the latter (MEUTEN, 2002).

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