small cell carcinoma

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small cell carcinoma

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Noun1.small cell carcinoma - highly malignant carcinoma composed of small round or egg-shaped cells with little cytoplasmsmall cell carcinoma - highly malignant carcinoma composed of small round or egg-shaped cells with little cytoplasm; lung cancers are frequently oat cell carcinomas
carcinoma - any malignant tumor derived from epithelial tissue; one of the four major types of cancer
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It may merge with foci of overlying CIS or with invasive urothelial carcinoma, small cell carcinoma or adenocarcinoma.
This statistically significant higher rate of detection and concordance with the general diagnosis was maintained in the individual tumor subtypes of squamous cell carcinoma, small cell carcinoma, and metastatic carcinoma not otherwise specified.
Key Words: lung cancer, squamous cell carcinoma, small cell carcinoma, pulmonary adenocarcinoma, large cell carcinoma, non-small cell carcinoma, tobacco smoking.
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