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
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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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Distinguishing breast atypia from ductal carcinoma in situ is important clinically but very challenging for pathologists.
The widespread use of mammography in breast screening has also led to increased detection of ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS), due to the frequent presence of microcalcifications within the lesions.
Cohort 1 : Carcinoma in situ patients with or without papillary disease whose cancer was determined to be refractory or recurred within six months of their last course of adequate BCG
[6] stated that microscopically sarcomatoid urothelial carcinoma contains a urothelial, glandular, or small cell component with variable degrees of differentiation and that carcinoma in situ is found in 30% of these cases.
Solid papillary ductal carcinoma in situ versus usual ductal hyperplasia in the breast: a potentially difficult distinction resolved by cytokeratin 5/6.
Ductal Carcinoma in Situ of the Breast: A Systematic Review of Incidence, Treatment, and Outcomes.
Abbreviations DCIS: Ductal breast carcinoma in situ TN-C: Tenascin-C ER: Estrogen receptor PR: Progesterone receptor HER2: Human epidermal growth factor receptor 2 TMA: Tissue microarray IHC: Immunohistochemistry CI: Confidence interval BCS: Breast conserving surgery RT: Radiotherapy IBE: Ipsilateral breast event AIEs: All invasive breast events.
Horn-Ross, "Risk of second primary breast cancers among women with ductal carcinoma in situ of the breast," Breast Cancer Research and Treatment, vol.
Treatment costs per patient for KCs, also known as nonmelanoma skin cancers, were $1,456 for basal cell carcinoma (BCC), $1,326 for squamous cell carcinoma (SCC), $1,016 for unspecified, nongenital invasive KCs, $971 for squamous cell carcinoma in situ, and $906 for genital skin cancer (not shown on graph), reported Jean Yoon, PhD, of Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System, Menlo Park, Calif., and her associates (Dermatol Surg.
There were 16 cases (25.0%) of different grades of dysplasias along with 11 cases (17.2%) of carcinoma in situ, seven cases (11.0%) of lichen planus, six cases (9.4%) of erythroplakia, and five cases each (7.8%) of lichenoid dysplasia and submucosal fibrosis.