carcinosis

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carcinosis

1. an abnormal condition characterized by the growth of numer-ous carcinomas throughout the body. Also carcinomatosis.
2. the process of development of carcinoma.
See also: Cancer
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He defined two general uses for these applicators: (1) regional hyperthermia as used for pelvic cancers such as cancers in the cervix, rectum, bladder, prostate or for soft tissue sarcoma, and (2) part body hyperthermia, as would be used in the abdomen for peritoneal carcinoses and liver metastases (gastrointestinal, gynecological cancer).