malignant neoplasm

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Noun1.malignant neoplasm - a tumor that is malignant and tends to spread to other parts of the bodymalignant neoplasm - a tumor that is malignant and tends to spread to other parts of the body
neoplasm, tumor, tumour - an abnormal new mass of tissue that serves no purpose
carcinosarcoma - a malignant neoplasm composed of carcinoma and sarcoma extensively intermixed
malignance, malignancy - (medicine) a malignant state; progressive and resistant to treatment and tending to cause death
cancer, malignant neoplastic disease - any malignant growth or tumor caused by abnormal and uncontrolled cell division; it may spread to other parts of the body through the lymphatic system or the blood stream
angiosarcoma - a rare malignant neoplasm arising from vascular tissue; usually occurs in the breast and skin and is believed to originate from the endothelial cells of blood vessels
myeloma - a tumor of the bone marrow (usually malignant) composed of cells normally found in bone marrow
neuroblastoma - malignant tumor containing embryonic nerve cells; usually metastasizes quickly
neuroepithelioma - malignant tumor of the neuroepithelium
retinoblastoma - malignant ocular tumor of retinal cells; usually occurs before the third year of life; composed of primitive small round retinal cells
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Obviously, surface nodularity may be indicative of a malignant neoplasm, which would thus alter management (Figure 9).
In life style and habits of adult population it is noted that there are 41% with recorded hypertension, 30% of smokers, 20% with problems of obesity, and 80% of physically inactive, which is connected to trends of increase of chronic non-infective diseases dominated by heart diseases, blood vessel diseases, and malignant neoplasm, as the leading causes of death (3).
Microscopic examination of the first three TURB specimens revealed a highly malignant neoplasm with a biphasic growth pattern that invaded the lamina propria, muscularis propria and perivesical fat.
5 days for patients with a first-line diagnosis of malignant neoplasm and 7.
According to a recent study, breast cancer is the most common malignant neoplasm affecting women in Bahrain.
Radiotherapy and chemotherapy are also associated with an increased risk of developing a second malignant neoplasm in childhood.
19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --Summary Melanoma of the skin is a malignant neoplasm of melanocytes and is a significant source of morbidity and mortality worldwide.
Painless hematuria in a 50-year-old male, unless proven otherwise, should indicate a malignant neoplasm of the bladder.
Lung cancer is one of the most aggressive tumours and survival after five years is very low: only 10 per cent of patients diagnosed with a malignant neoplasm survive for more than five years.
1,2) A premalignant or malignant neoplasm of pancreatic ductal epithelium, IPMT often masquerades as idiopathic chronic pancreatitis.
Primary laryngeal rhabdomyosarcoma is an extremely uncommon malignant neoplasm in adults.

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