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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 previewUltrasonography of the Pancreas (2012)

Imaging and Pathologic Correlations by Mirko D'Onofrio

Adenocarcinoma is the most common primary malignancy of the pancreas, thus each single pancreatic solid...

Macroscopically, pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma is a white-yellow and firm mass owing to the presence of fibrosis and ...

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 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 (2009)

Diagnostic Principles and Clinical Correlates, Expert Consult - Online and Print 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 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 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 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 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 previewSmith and Nesi’s Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (2012)

by Evan H. Black, Frank A. Nesi, Geoffrey Gladstone, Mark R. Levine

Adenocarcinoma Clinical Pearls Primary adenocarcinoma is a very rare epithelial tumor of • the lacrimal gland, with prognosis and treatment often compared to salivary tumors. Patients commonly present with a firm, nontender palpa• ble mass ...

Google previewClinical Respiratory Medicine (2008)

by Richard K. Albert, Stephen G. Spiro, James R. Jett

Adenocarcinoma is the most frequent histologic cell type of lung cancer, and it composes approximately 40% of most lung cancer series. Studies of CT screening report that approximately 70% of cancers identified are adenocarcinomas and ...

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 previewTextbook of Uncommon Cancer (2006)

by Derek Raghavan, Martin L. Brecher, David H. Johnson, Neal J. Meropol, Paul L. Moots, Peter G. Rose

Ductal type adenocarcinoma is the most common primary malignancy of the pancreas in adults and accounts for 85–90% of all cases. This may also be the most common primary malignancy of the pancreas in children, but such a conclusion ...

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 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 previewSmall Animal Endoscopy - Elsevieron VitalSource (2010)

by Todd R. Tams, Clarence A. Rawlings

ATLAS FOR GASTRIC NEOPLASIA A B C D Adenocarcinoma is the most common malignant tumor in the stomach of the dog, and lymphosarcoma is the most common malignant tumor in the cat. Cancerous lesions may appear as raised ...

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 previewMRI of the Male Pelvis, An Issue of Magnetic Resonance Imaging Clinics of North America, (2014)

by Mukesh MGH Harisinghani

Adenocarcinoma is the most common histologic type of secondary bladder neoplasms.46 Most metastatic tumors present in imaging ...

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 previewBiliary Tract and Gallbladder Cancer (2014)

A Multidisciplinary Approach by Joseph M. Herman, Timothy M. Pawlik, Charles R. Thomas, Jr.

Adenocarcinoma is the most common type of cancer to arise within the gallbladder and is typically associated with two precursor lesions: flat dysplasia and adenomas. Intracystic papillary neoplasms and mucinous cystic neoplasms are less ...

Google previewDiagnostic Histopathology of Tumors (2013)

by Christopher D. M. Fletcher

Adenocarcinoma. Clinical Features Adenocarcinoma is the most common malignant tumor of the stomach. Men are affected more frequently than women, with the male to female ratio varying from 1 in young adults to 2 or more at the age of 60 ...

Google previewPrinciples and Management of Cancer (2004)

by Sen

Adenocarcinoma is the form it appears in most frequently, and only rarely does it occur as a sarcoma. Most prostatic cancers originate in the posterior part of the prostatic gland ; the rest, near the urethra. Malignant prostatic tumors are seldom ...

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 previewShackelford's Surgery of the Alimentary Tract (2012)

by Charles J. Yeo, David W McFadden, John H. Pemberton, Jeffrey H. Peters, Jeffrey B. Matthews

Microscopically, adenocarcinoma is the most common histologic subtype seen with gallbladder malignancies. Other histologic subtypes that have been reported include adenosquamous carcinoma, oat cell carcinoma, sarcoma, carcinoid, ...

Google previewIssues in Cancer Treatment and Therapy: 2011 Edition (2012)


According to recent research published in the World Journal of Surgical Oncology, “Mucinous adenocarcinoma is a rare neoplasm of the gastrointestinal tract and one ...

Google previewFundamentals of Body CT (2014)

by W. Richard Webb, Wiliam E. Brant, Nancy M. Major

Lung Cancer Adenocarcinoma is the most common cell type of lung cancer presenting as a lung nodule, but any cell type can present in this manner. Although a definite diagnosis of lung cancer cannot be made on CT, findings that strongly ...

Google previewMayo Clinic Body MRI Case Review (2014)

by Christine U.C. Lee, James Glockner

COMMENT: Esophageal adenocarcinoma is an uncommon indication for abdominal MRI and is, in our experience, either an incidental finding or a known primary lesion in an examination performed to assess for metastatic disease.

Google previewIssues in Cancer Epidemiology and Research: 2011 Edition (2012)

“Pancreatic adenocarcinoma is the most lethal of the solid tumors and the fourth leading cause of cancer-related death in North America.

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Small photo of Colon Cancer: Photomicrograph (microscopic image) of an invasive colonic adenocarcinoma. Screening colonoscopy can detect precancerous polyps (adenomas) and prevent colon cancer.Small photo of Gastric adenocarcinoma, tubular adenocarcinoma of a human, photomicrograph panorama as seen under the microscope, 200x zoom.Small photo of Human cancer cells view in microscopic.Adenocarcinoma type.Small photo of Prostate Cancer OncologyAwareness: Photomicrograph of core biopsy of prostate gland showing adenocarcinoma in patient with elevated PSA. Photographed and uploaded by certified surgical pathologist.Small photo of Human cancer cells view in microscopic.Adenocarcinoma type.Small photo of Cancer of Esophagus: Poorly differentiated mucinous adenocarcinoma in a patient with Barrett's (intestinal) metaplasia related to acid reflux. Tumor cells undermine the esophageal squamous mucosa.Small photo of Intestinal metaplasia of the esophagus, aka Barrett's, is a response to injury due to acid reflux. It is associated with dysplasia and adenocarcinoma. Endoscopic biopsy photomicrograph, H&E stain More...

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