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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Toward a molecular pathologic classification of urothelial carcinoma. Am J Pathol.
Adjuvant intravesical instillation therapy, follow-up including computed tomography, and 3-month interval cystoscopy are justified in case of high-grade urothelial carcinoma.
According to the company, BALVERSA (erdafitinib) is a once-daily, oral fibroblast growth factor receptor (FGFR) kinase inhibitor indicated for the treatment of adults with locally advanced or metastatic urothelial carcinoma (mUC).
Low biopsy volume in ureteroscopy does not affect tumor biopsy grading in upper tract urothelial carcinoma. Urol Oncol 2013;31:1696-1700.
Data from Study 111/KEYNOTE-146 are being presented at SITC's 33rd Annual Meeting from the metastatic NSCLC, metastatic melanoma and metastatic urothelial carcinoma cohorts.
Metastatic behavior of upper tract urothelial carcinoma after radical nephroureterectomy: association with primary tumour location.
Elson et al., "A randomized comparison of cisplatin alone or in combination with methotrexate, vinblastine, and doxorubicin in patients with metastatic urothelial carcinoma: A cooperative group study," Journal of Clinical Oncology, vol.
Maeda et al., "Metastatic urothelial carcinoma to pericardia manifested by dyspnea from cardiac tamponade during systemic chemotherapy: case report and literature review," Canadian Urological Association Journal, vol.
In patients without history of urothelial carcinoma but other signs suggestive of a tumor in the urinary tract (such as microscopic hematuria), markers should provide a high specificity [28].
However, a previous study reported a low incidence of seeding of urothelial carcinoma in the percutaneous tract, 0.3% overall and 0.75% (1/133) in the most experienced center [9].
The epithelial part of the tumor consisted of high-grade urothelial carcinoma and the mesenchymal part composed of oval to spindle shaped cells proliferation (Figure 3(a)).
Sarcomatoid variant of urothelial carcinoma (SVUC) of the renal pelvis is a rare tumour with aggressive clinical behaviour [3].