carcinoma in situ

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Related to Carcinoma-in-situ: DCIS, lobular carcinoma in situ, Squamous Cell Carcinoma in Situ
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Noun1.carcinoma in situ - a cluster of malignant cells that has not yet invaded the deeper epithelial tissue or spread to other parts of the body
carcinoma - any malignant tumor derived from epithelial tissue; one of the four major types of cancer

car·ci·no·ma in si·tu

n. carcinoma in situ, células tumorales localizadas en estado de desarrollo quo no han invadido aún estructuras adyacentes.
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We present the case of a 47-year-old woman who presented with axillary lymph node metastatic breast cancer after risk reducing mastectomy in which only Lobular Carcinoma-in-Situ (LCIS) was present on histopathology.
Already approved for use in several other countries, including Canada, the drug features the original Bacillus Calmette-Guerin (BCG), substrain Montreal, for treating carcinoma-in-situ of the urinary bladder.
In addition to ProstaSeed(R), UroCor is preparing to launch at mid-year its second cancer therapeutic, PACIS BCG intravescular immunotherapy for carcinoma-in-situ (CIS) of the urinary bladder.