breast cancer

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Related to Breast carcinoma: DCIS, fibroadenoma, Infiltrating ductal carcinoma
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Noun1.breast cancer - cancer of the breast; one of the most common malignancies in women in the US
carcinoma - any malignant tumor derived from epithelial tissue; one of the four major types of cancer
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Impairing the emt process appears as a very seductive way to cure breast carcinoma cancer.
The sample included patients diagnosed with breast carcinoma over the period from January 1999 to December 2009.
1) Carcinomas with neuroendocrine features are subclassified into 3 groups: well-differentiated neuroendocrine tumor (WD-NET), which are low-grade tumors that architecturally resemble carcinoid tumors of other sites; poorly differentiated neuroendocrine carcinoma (PD-NEC) or small cell carcinoma, which is identical to its pulmonary counterpart; and invasive breast carcinoma with neuroendocrine differentiation (IBC-NED), which is a breast carcinoma of special or no special type that demonstrates neuroendocrine differentiation by immunohistochemistry.
Subsequent staining for breast carcinoma marker mammaglobin was negative and evidence of ductal carcinoma in situ was absent.
Immunohistochemical and clinical characterization of the basal-like subtype of invasive breast carcinoma.
Methods: This retrospective study was conducted at Jordan University Hospital, Amman, Jordan, and comprised cases of breast carcinoma among females between 2006 and 2015.
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A painless lump beneath the areola, usually discovered by the patient himself is the most common presenting symptoms in the male breast carcinoma.
These rare breast lesions are fibromatosis, idiopathic granulomatous mastitis, tubular adenoma, diabetic mastopathy, invasive micropapillary carcinoma, osteoclastic giant cell breast carcinoma, malignant phyllodes tumor, carcinoma arising in fibroadenoma, metastasis, and metaplastic carcinoma.
Key words: Argyrophilic Nucleolar Organizer Regions, Breast carcinoma, Bloom and Richardson Grade, Estrogen receptor.
Technical aspects of testing procedures for GEA and breast carcinoma are identical, but there are important differences in interpretation of IHC results between the two tumor types.

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