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

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n. carcinoma in situ, células tumorales localizadas en estado de desarrollo quo no han invadido aún estructuras adyacentes.
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The lesion did not resolve and was subsequently biopsied, revealing squamous cell carcinoma in situ (Figures 1 and 2).
Treatment of cervical carcinoma in situ in HIV positive women.
use was associated with an excess of eight cervical cancers and 41 carcinoma in situ per 100,000 women.
Ductal carcinoma in situ of the breast is characterized by malignant epithelial cells confined to the ductal system of the breast without evidence of invasion through the basement membrane into the surrounding stroma.
Carcinoma in situ continued to be identified with further ureteral resections and FS, which resulted in 3 patients who eventually underwent a nephroureterectomy during the cystectomy.
The results revealed that 167 of the participants were diagnosed with ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) confirmed by biopsy.
The patient was diagnosed with invasive metaplastic carcinoma, heterologous type and ductal carcinoma in situ and subsequently underwent modified radical mastectomy.
I say that because men had almost 50% more carcinoma in situ.
These findings suggest that mucoepidermoid carcinoma of the sinonasal tract, like squamous cell carcinoma, can be preceded by mucosal dysplasia or carcinoma in situ.
The second case shows a Ductal Carcinoma in Situ (DCIS) & Infiltrating Ductal Carcinoma (IDC).
Simply cutting one centimeter of tissue around a cancerous area can spare women with ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) from the unpleasant side effects of radiation treatments, said Dr.