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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In contrast, florid and pleomorphic LCIS (discussed below) often show necrosis and calcifications and may show a pattern of calcifications on mammography similar to ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) or may even appear as mass-forming lesions on imaging.
Among these cancers, there were 240 cases of untreated invasive breast cancer and 239 cases of untreated ductal carcinoma in situ.
The primary aim of the study was to determine the clinical presentation of patients diagnosed with isolated ductal carcinoma in situ at a single tertiary center in Cape Town.
0%) cases each of dysplasias and carcinoma in situ showed either negative or weak (1+/2+) staining for vimentin [Figure 3].
Healthcare company Atossa Genetics (NASDAQ:ATOS) revealed on Wednesday the opening of the Phase 2 study (007 trial) in women with ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) or invasive breast cancer slated for mastectomy.
Ductal carcinoma in situ is the most common type of non-invasive breast cancer, several medical websites explain.
There is limited information on the functional molecular events that drive progression of DCIS from the primary diagnosis of a pure noninvasive carcinoma in situ to a frankly invasive carcinoma.
Sentinel node biopsy is not a standard procedure in ductal carcinoma in situ of the breast: the experience of the European institute of oncology on 854 patients in 10 years," Annals of Surgery, vol.
Carcinoma in situ of the testicle requiring surgical removal of one or both testicles
In one example, they say that some premalignant conditions, like one that affects the breast called ductal carcinoma in situ -- which many doctors agree is not cancer -- should be renamed to exclude the word carcinoma.
The incidence of breast carcinoma in situ is increasing, yet poorly understood.