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Definition of the noun adenocarcinoma

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noun - plural: adenocarcinomas

  1. malignant tumor originating in glandular epithelium

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  1. [medicine] Any of several forms of carcinoma that originate in glandular tissue.

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Google previewTextbook and Color Atlas of Salivary Gland Pathology (2009)

Diagnosis and Management by Eric Carlson, Robert Ord

Clear cell adenocarcinoma is a low-grade neoplasm.

Google previewShelf-Life Surgery (2014)

by Stanley Zaslau

Adenocarcinoma is a more common tumor of the rectum than lymphoma. (E) Adenocarcinoma is a more common tumor of the sigmoid colon rather than lymphoma.

Google previewCytology E-Book (2009)

Diagnostic Principles and Clinical Correlates by Edmund S. Cibas, Barbara S. Ducatman

Basal cell adenocarcinoma is the rare malignant counterpart of basal cell adenoma,107,157,158 accounting for 2% of...

Google previewEarly Diagnosis and Treatment of Cancer Series: Colorectal Cancer (2010)

Expert Consult by Susan Gearhart, Nita Ahuja

Introduction Colorectal adenocarcinoma is a major human health problem.

person has a 6% lifetime risk of colorectal cancer, and colorectal adenocarcinoma is the second leading cause of cancer-related death. In the majority of patients, ...

Google previewSalivary Gland Pathology (2015)

Diagnosis and Management by Eric Carlson, Robert A. Ord

Clear cell adenocarcinoma is a low-grade neoplasm. As of 1996, the AFIP reported that no patient is known to ...

Google previewFundamentals of Body MRI E-Book (2011)

by Christopher G. Roth

Pancreatic adenocarcinoma is the most common pancreatic malignancy, accounting for approximately 95% of all pancreatic...

Pancreatic adenocarcinoma is the fifth leading cause of cancer death in the United States, mainly attributable to the ...

Google previewSurgical Oncology (2014)

A Practical and Comprehensive Approach by Quyen D. Chu, John F. Gibbs, Gazi B. Zibari

Pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma is the most common and most aggressive form of pancreatic cancer. This is a solid exocrine tumor arising from the pancreatic ducts and comprises approximately 90 % of all solid tumors of the pancreas.

Google previewDiagnostic Radiology: Gastrointestinal and Hepatobiliary Imaging (2017)

by Arun Kumar Gupta, Niranjan Khandelwal, Anju Garg

Pancreatic adenocarcinoma is the fourth most common cause of cancer-related deaths in the US. There have been lot of advances in the imaging and surgical management of pancreatic malignancies. Nevertheless, patient survival is dismal ...

Google previewPrinciples and Practice of Radiation Therapy (2015)

by Charles M. Washington, Dennis T. Leaver

Staging Adenocarcinoma is the most common type of endometrial cancer. Papillary serous adenocarcinoma is a highly malignant form of endometrial cancer that spreads rapidly throughout the abdominal cavity. This type of cancer yields a ...

Google previewQuestions in Daily Urologic Practice (2009)

Updates for Urologists and Diagnostic Pathologists by Ryoichi Oyasu, Ximing J. Yang, Osamu Yoshida

Comments Prostatic ductal adenocarcinoma is a distinct morphologic variant of prostatic adenocarcinoma. It was originally described by Melicow and Pachter [1] as endometrioid adenocarcinoma of the prostate. These authors suggested that ...

Google previewAsbestos (2005)

Risk Assessment, Epidemiology, and Health Effects by Ronald F. Dodson, Samuel P. Hammar

Although several reports have suggested that adenocarcinoma is the most common type of lung cancer in persons occupationally ...

Google previewUrologic Pathology (2009)

by Robert O. Petersen, I. Sesterhenn, Charles J. Davis

General Application of the Gleason Grading Protocol The Gleason grading of prostatic adenocarcinoma is a systematic evaluation of the histologic architecture of the neoplasm utilizing low magnification (x4 or x 10) of the microscope.

Google previewTextbook of Therapeutics (2006)

Drug and Disease Management by Richard A. Helms, David J. Quan

Adenocarcinoma is the most common form of lung cancer in nonsmokers, women regardless of smoking status, and young persons. 10This suggests that the pathophysiology of lung cancer may differ based on sex, likely due to genetic ...

Google previewPacific Coast Journal of Homœopathy (1915)

Adenocarcinoma is a rather poor term because it suggests a combination of adenoma and carcinoma. Carcinoma glandulare is the best designation for this type. Benign adenomas of the uterus do not exist, except in the form of adenoma ...

Google previewMetaplasia: New Insights for the Healthcare Professional: 2011 Edition (2012)


“Gastric adenocarcinoma is the fourth most common malignancy worldwide and is globally the second leading cause of cancer-related deaths each year. Among the risk factors are genetic factors (genetic diffuse gastric cancer -E-cadherin ...

Google previewPsycho-Oncology (2015)

by Jimmie C. Holland, William S. Breitbart, Paul B. Jacobsen, Matthew J. Loscalzo, Ruth McCorkle, Phyllis N. Butow

Adenocarcinoma is the most common histology that occurs in LCINS. Reengineering of the cigarette as well as the decline in smoking has influenced the shift toward increased adenocarcinoma. SCLC tends to be a much more aggressive type ...

Google previewClinical Oncology (2012)

A Manual for Students and Doctors by Committee on Professional Education of UICC (InternationalUnion against Cancer)

Hürthle cell adenocarcinoma is a differentiated type. Undifferentiated: giant cell carcinoma, including medullary types with amyloid stroma; small cell, round or spindle cell carcinoma. Sarcomas are rare. They are either of the lymphoreticular, ...

Google previewNURSING: The Ultimate Study Guide (2011)

by Nadia R. Singh, BSN, RN

Colon Cancer Pathophysiology: Adenocarcinoma is the common type of colorectal cancer. Cancerous cells spread through the lymphatic tissues and venous blood. Colon cancer occurs in men and women older than 50 years. Diagnostics: ...

Google previewCell and Molecular Biology of Endometrial Carcinoma (2003)

by Hiroyuki Kuramoto, Masato Nishida, M. Nishida

13, Dresden 01062, Germany Introduction Endometrial adenocarcinoma is the most frequently diagnosed malignancy of 221.

Google previewGynecologic Ultrasound: A Problem-Based Approach (2014)

by Beryl R. Benacerraf, Steven R. Goldstein, Yvette Groszmann

Colon Cancer Adenocarcinoma is the most common malignant tumor of the colon .

Google previewClinical Pancreatology for Practising Gastroenterologists and Surgeons (2008)

by Juan Enrique Dominguez-Munoz

Introduction Pancreatic adenocarcinoma is the fourth leading cause of tumor deaths in men and the fifth leading cause in women, with 95% of all pancreatic malignancies being ductal adenocarcinomas. The 5—year survival rate of only 1- 5% ...

Google previewRadiation Oncology Self-Assessment Guide (2012)

by John Suh, MD

Younger age versus older age • Barrel-shaped cervix • Less likely to be detected by Pap smear Show Answer Show Answer Show Answer Show Answer Answer 39 Adenocarcinoma is the correct answer for all the questions.

Google previewDiagnostic Histopathology of Tumors (2013)

by Christopher D. M. Fletcher

3,428,429 Small acinar adenocarcinoma is the main differential diagnosis.

Google previewPancreatic Cancer: New Insights for the Healthcare Professional: 2011 Edition (2012)

“Pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma is an aggressive neoplasm that follows a multistep model of progression through precursor lesions called pancreatic intraepithelial neoplasia (PanIN). Aim of this study was to investigate the role of PcG ...

Google previewLung Cancer, An Issue of Clinics in Chest Medicine (2011)

by Lynn T. Tanoue, Richard A. Matthay

Sixth, invasive mucinous adenocarcinoma is the term recommended for those tumors formerly classified as mucinous BAC. Sixth, specific terminology and diagnostic criteria are proposed for tumors in small biopsies and cytology specimens ...

Google previewRabbits For Dummies (2009)

by Connie Isbell, Audrey Pavia

Uterine adenocarcinoma:Uterine adenocarcinoma is a form of cancer of the uterus and is the most common cancer seen in intact female rabbits. Although it's a slow-growing tumor, if left untreated, it can metastasize, or spread, through the ...

Google previewEssentials of Rubin's Pathology (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Adenocarcinoma is a cancer of an epithelium that originates in.

Google previewModern Surgical Pathology (2009)

by Noel Weidner, Richard J. Cote, Saul Suster, Lawrence M. Weiss

95,96 Mixed Adenocarcinoma Mixed adenocarcinoma is a tumor composed of two distinct ...

Google previewPancreatic Cancer, Cystic Neoplasms and Endocrine Tumors (2015)

Diagnosis and Management by Hans G. Beger, Akimasa Nakao, John P. Neoptolemos, Shu You Peng, Michael G. Sarr

Invasive papillary adenocarcinoma is an exophytic neoplasm with papillary architecture in an infiltrating component. In the ampullary region, most of the invasive papillary adenocarcinomas are of pancreatobiliary or intestinal phenotype.

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Small photo of Ovarian Cancer Awareness: Micrograph of a serous papillary carcinoma (adenocarcinoma) of ovary, with intricately branching papillae. This tumor has a poor prognosis, as early detection is problematic.Small photo of Stomach Cancer Pathology Research: Immunohistochemistry for HER2 shows positive cell membrane staining in this gastric adenocarcinoma. Targeted therapy with Herceptin (trastuzumab) may be beneficial.Small photo of Endometrial (Uterine) cancer awareness: Photomicrograph of adenocarcinoma of endometrium in a biopsy from a patient with abnormal bleeding.Small photo of Lung cancer - adenocarcinoma: Therapies for specific genetic mutations (biomarkers EGFR, ALK, ROS1, BRAF, PDL1, KRAS) are appropriate for selected cases.Small photo of Cancer of the Pancreas: Photomicrograph of pancreatic adenocarcinoma with perineural invasion (center left). Normal, benign tissue is seen in the lower right.Small photo of View in microscopic adenocarcinoma of cytology slide from FNA breast by pathologist.Medical concept background.Small photo of Photomicrograph of colonic adenocarcinoma (colon cancer). More...

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