premalignant


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pre·ma·lig·nant

 (prē′mə-lĭg′nənt)
adj.
Precancerous.

premalignant

(ˌpriːməˈlɪɡnənt)
adj
(Pathology) occurring before a state of malignancy
Translations

premalignant

adj premaligno
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About 70 percent of the people who are eligible for the screening have undergone the procedure and up to 93 percent were diagnosed with premalignant lesions or early-stage cancer with a five-year survival rate of more than 70 percent.
Keywords: Chemopreventive, Clinical response, Oral cancer, Oral premalignant lesions.
Oral premalignant lesions (OPLs) such as leukoplakia, erythroplakia and lichen planus have been strongly associated with alcohol and tobacco use, increasing the risk of developing malignancy, although age, trauma and poor oral hygiene are pointed out as well (1-3).
Invasive oral squamous cell carcinoma is often preceded by the presence of clinically identifiable premalignant changes of the oral mucosa, including white lesions.
The oral cavity was proven to be most susceptible to this field cancerization process, as it is exposed to a varied range of environmental and chemical carcinogenic insults, which affect the entire mucosa and lead to the simultaneous occurrence of premalignant sites.
Among white patients, malignant or premalignant disease was the most common diagnostic category (67.
Cytohistological correlation of premalignant lesions associated with changes suggestive of human papillomavirus infection at the cervix level).
Endometrial biopsy should be performed in all women over 40 years of age who presents with AUB to rule out premalignant conditions or endometrial carcinoma.
1] Cervical cancer develops from the premalignant lesions of cervix over a variable period of time, which can be detected by screening tests.
Fifty-three biopsies from the buccal mucosa, tongue, and pharynx and 34 resected oral specimens were evaluated for all premalignant and malignant lesions using routine hematoxylin and eosin staining and E-cadherin (Novocastra ready to use mouse monoclonal antibodies for E-cadherin, Novocastra), and vimentin (with DAB (3,3'-diaminobenzidine), Dako) immunohistochemical stains, wherever possible.
The article by Jang and Ahn introduces the concept of tumoral and flat intraepithelial neoplasia to describe various premalignant lesions of the pancreatobiliary region.
The incidence of cervical cancer has dropped dramatically due to the success of the Papanicolaou (Pap) test, (the cytologic examination of cervical cells) in the detection of high-grade premalignant lesions that can be treated before they progress to invasive cervical carcinoma.