skin tumor


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Noun1.skin tumor - a neoplasm originating in the epidermisskin tumor - a neoplasm originating in the epidermis
neoplasm, tumor, tumour - an abnormal new mass of tissue that serves no purpose
keratoacanthoma - skin tumor that grows rapidly (especially in older people) and resembles a carcinoma but does not spread; it usually disappears spontaneously, often leaving a scar
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This multicenter, single-arm, open-label study is being conducted in patients with metastatic Merkel cell carcinoma (mMCC), a rare and aggressive type of skin tumor,[sup.
Thus, topical application of sulforaphane-containing broccoli sprout extracts is a promising strategy for protecting against skin tumor formation after exposure to UV radiation.
Chondroid syringoma is a rare, generally benign skin tumor arising from sweat glands and often located in the head and neck region.
Analysis of human skin tumor samples confirmed that Srcasm levels are decreased and Src kinase activity is increased.
Injected into the patient, the antibody is capable of recognizing and blocking the Epidermal Growth Factor (EGF) receptor, a protein found in skin tumor cells, said Perez.
He had already had surgery to remove an initial skin tumor, which had developed after 35 years of avid fishing.
The cells are responsible for the highly malignant skin tumor known as Merkel cell carcinoma.
Willis Cottell organized and continues to support the skin tumor conference that was first held in 1979.
McCoy served as medical director of the Melanoma and Skin Tumor Clinic at Baylor University Medical Center's Outpatient Cancer Center.
Importantly, at the end of the carcinogenesis study, both skin tumor incidence and multiplicity were reduced in the mice on the Protandim diet by 33% and 57% respectively, compared with those on basal diet.
There are no good molecular markers that a physician can look at to determine whether a particular skin tumor is invasive or not," notes Ray, who serves as KGI's faculty chair as well as director of the PhD program and the Center for Network Studies.
The nasal skin tumor was treated with 8 weeks of external-beam radiation (3,700 cGy), which resulted in a nearly complete resolution.