carcinoma

(redirected from non-small cell carcinoma)
Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia.
Related to non-small cell carcinoma: NSCLC

car·ci·no·ma

 (kär′sə-nō′mə)
n. pl. car·ci·no·mas or car·ci·no·ma·ta (-mə-tə)
An invasive malignant tumor derived from epithelial tissue that tends to metastasize to other areas of the body.

[Latin, cancerous ulcer, from Greek karkinōma, from karkinos, cancer; see kar- in Indo-European roots.]

car′ci·no′ma·toid (-nō′mə-toid′) adj.
car′ci·nom′a·tous (-nŏm′ə-təs, -nō′mə-) adj.

carcinoma

(ˌkɑːsɪˈnəʊmə)
n, pl -mas or -mata (-mətə)
1. (Pathology) any malignant tumour derived from epithelial tissue
2. (Pathology) another name for cancer1
[C18: from Latin, from Greek karkinōma, from karkinos cancer]
ˌcarciˈnomaˌtoid, ˌcarciˈnomatous adj

car•ci•no•ma

(ˌkɑr səˈnoʊ mə)

n., pl. -mas, -ma•ta (-mə tə)
a malignant tumor composed of epithelial tissue.
[1715–25; < Latin: ulcer, tumor < Greek karkínōma < karkinō-, variant s. of karkinoûsthai to become cancerous, derivative of karkínos ulcerous sore, literally, crab (compare cancer)]
car`ci•no′ma•toid`, adj.
car`ci•no′ma•tous, adj.

car·ci·no·ma

(kär′sə-nō′mə)
A cancerous growth on the surface of the skin, blood vessels, or other organ or structure.

carcinoma

1. a malignant tumor that may spread to surrounding tissue and distant areas of the body.
2. any kind of epithelial cancer. — carcinomatous, adj.
See also: Cancer

carcinoma

A malignant growth or tumor of cancerous surface tissues.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.carcinoma - any malignant tumor derived from epithelial tissuecarcinoma - any malignant tumor derived from epithelial tissue; one of the four major types of cancer
cancer of the liver, liver cancer - malignant neoplastic disease of the liver usually occurring as a metastasis from another cancer; symptoms include loss of appetite and weakness and bloating and jaundice and upper abdominal discomfort
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
adenocarcinoma, glandular cancer, glandular carcinoma - malignant tumor originating in glandular epithelium
breast cancer - cancer of the breast; one of the most common malignancies in women in the US
carcinoma in situ, preinvasive cancer - a cluster of malignant cells that has not yet invaded the deeper epithelial tissue or spread to other parts of the body
colon cancer - a malignant tumor of the colon; early symptom is bloody stools
embryonal carcinoma - malignant neoplasm of the testis
endometrial cancer, endometrial carcinoma - cancer of the uterine lining
lung cancer - carcinoma of the lungs; one of the commonest forms of cancer
mesothelioma - a form of carcinoma of the mesothelium lining lungs or abdomen or heart; usually associated with exposure to asbestos dust
oat cell carcinoma, small cell carcinoma - highly malignant carcinoma composed of small round or egg-shaped cells with little cytoplasm; lung cancers are frequently oat cell carcinomas
oral cancer - malignant neoplasm of the lips of mouth; most common in men over the age of 60
pancreatic cancer - cancer of the pancreas
seminoma, testicular cancer - malignant tumor of the testis; usually occurring in older men
skin cancer - a malignant neoplasm of the skin
trophoblastic cancer - malignant neoplasm of the uterus derived from the epithelium of the chorion
Translations
سَرَطانٌ في الأنْسِجَه
karcinomrakovinný nádor
cancerkræft
kanserkötücül ur

carcinoma

[ˌkɑːsɪˈnəʊmə] N (carcinomas or carcinomata (pl)) [ˌkɑːsɪˈnəʊmətə]carcinoma m

carcinoma

nKarzinom nt

carcinoma

[ˌkɑːsɪˈnəʊmə] n (Med) → carcinoma m

carcinoma

(kaːsi'nəumə) plural carcinomata (kaːsi'nəumətə)
malignant tumor. The surgeons had to remove the carcinoma from his lungs

car·ci·no·ma

n. carcinoma, tumor canceroso invasivo.

carcinoma

n carcinoma m; basal cell — carcinoma basocelular; bronchogenic — carcinoma broncogénico; ductal — in situ carcinoma ductal in situ; hepatocellular— carcinoma hepatocelular; lobular — carcinoma lobulillar or lobular; non-small-cell — carcinoma de células no pequeñas; renal cell — carcinoma de células renales; small-cell — carcinoma de células pequeñas; squamous cell — carcinoma escamo-celular or de células escamosas; transitional cell — carcinoma de células transicionales
References in periodicals archive ?
Also today, the FDA approved the PD-L1 IHC 28-8 pharmDx as a complementary diagnostic for non-squamous non-small cell carcinoma.
IASLC/ATS/ERS Classification for Small Biopsies/Cytology Comparing 2004 WHO Terms With New Terms for Small Cell Carcinoma, Large Cell Neuroendocrine Carcinoma (LCNEC), Adenosquamous Carcinoma, and Sarcomatoid Carcinoma (a) 2004 WHO Classification Small Biopsy/Cytology: IASLC/ATS/ERS Small cell carcinoma Small cell carcinoma LCNEC Non-small cell carcinoma with NE morphology and positive NE markers, possible LCNEC Large cell carcinoma Non-small cell carcinoma with NE with NE morphology morphology (negative NE markers) Comment: This is a non-small cell carcinoma where LCNEC is suspected, but stains failed to demonstrate NE differentiation.
Large cell lymphoma was included in the study since it can "present as a solitary thoracic mass, and its epithelioid morphology may closely mimic non-small cell carcinoma.
Patient #4, metastatic non-small cell carcinoma of the lung.
1) Many studies (2-4) attest to the benefit of surgical resection of non-small cell carcinoma of the lung (NSCCL), when diagnosed in advance of metastases to mediastinal lymphatics (stage III-A) or even more advanced (stage III-B and IV) disease.
CT-guided biopsy of the lung mass showed a poorly differentiated non-small cell carcinoma with neuroendocrine differentiation.
Four cases had to be left classified as non-small cell carcinoma because the slides were not available for review.
Tobacco mosaic virus has some sequences in its RPG that are identical to those in the RPG in non-small cell carcinoma of the lung.
Between May 14, 1999, and November 28, 2000, computerized tomography (CT) and positron-emission tomography (PET) were used to clinically stage 94 consecutive patients with non-small cell carcinoma of the lung (NSCCL).
Description of these tumors, based upon the histomorphologic features present at the time of diagnosis, included metastatic carcinoma, possible metastasis, or consistent with metastatic UCa (n 5 23 of 30), poorly differentiated carcinoma (n 5 6 of 30), or moderately differentiated non-small cell carcinoma (n = 1 of 30).
The first Baptist patient treated on the CyberKnife has Stage 1 non-small cell carcinoma but was not a surgical candidate because of medical conditions.