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carcinosarcoma

(ˌkɑːsɪnəʊˈsɑːkəʊmə)
n
a malignant tumour composed of carcinoma and sarcoma
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Noun1.carcinosarcoma - a malignant neoplasm composed of carcinoma and sarcoma extensively intermixed
malignant neoplasm, malignant tumor, metastatic tumor - a tumor that is malignant and tends to spread to other parts of the body
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car·ci·no·sar·co·ma

n. carcinosarcoma, neoplasma maligno formado por células carcinogénicas y de sarcoma. Este tipo de neoplasma se observa en la tiroides, la garganta y los ovarios.
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Similarly, pleomorphic uterine carcinosarcomas, although not associated with arsenic exposure in humans, were once thought to be "collision" tumors but are now thought to derive from a single SC population that has acquired the ability to undergo aberrant, divergent differentiation, producing both mesenchymal and epithelial cancerous components (McCluggage 2002).
To date, only four cases of uterine carcinosarcomas with hepatoid adenocarcinomas have been reported [8-10].
Vimentin, on the other hand, shows negativity in UC, and in fact, this may be used to differentiate UC from vimentin-positive carcinosarcomas with rhabdoid features.
Carcinosarcomas of the uterine cervix: a report of eight cases with immunohistochemical analysis and evaluation of HPV status.
The malignant lesions of endomyometrium are various endometrial adenocarcinomas, stromal sarcomas, leiomyosarcomas and carcinosarcomas.4-12
In ovarian and endometrial carcinosarcomas, ifosfamide [16]and platinum [17-19] have demonstrated efficacy.
Adjuvant ifosfamide and cisplatin in patients with completely resected stage I or II carcinosarcomas (mixed mesodermal tumors) of the uterus: a Gynecologic Oncology Group study.
Carcinosarcomas are rare malignant tumors that contain both epithelial and mesenchymal components (1) and usually develop in areas such as the head or neck and the respiratory tract; however, the occurrence of gallbladder (GB) carcinosarcomas is exceptionally rare (2).
However, endometrioid carcinomas accounted for 47% of uterine cancers among black women, who had a higher percentage of other carcinomas, carcinosarcomas, and sarcomas than did women in other racial/ethnic groups.
In general, it is known that the 5-year survival of patients with uterine carcinosarcomas receiving radiotherapy versus no irradiation was 41.5% and 33.2%, respectively.[7] A retrospective study assessed the efficacy and toxicity of a novel combination chemotherapy using carboplatin, ifosfamide, and mesna compared with other regimens for patients in adjuvant and palliative settings.
Carcinosarcomas of the lung: A clinicopathologic study of 66 patients.