canceration


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canceration

(ˌkænsəˈreɪʃən)
n
the process of becoming cancerous
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The clinical behavior of nonossifying fibroma (NOF) appears to be a benign lesion without recurrence or canceration.
Several cases have been reported to exhibit partial canceration or lung metastasis (so- called benign metastasis).
Abnormal methylation occurs before cellular canceration and throughout all stages of malignant transformation, which have the characteristics of tissue specificity and long-term stability; thus, detection of aberrant gene methylation could serve as a potentially powerful approach for early diagnosis of tumors, such as lung cancer and breast cancer [89-91].