malignant tumor


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Noun1.Malignant tumor - a tumor that is malignant and tends to spread to other parts of the bodymalignant tumor - a tumor that is malignant and tends to spread to other parts of the body
neoplasm, tumor, tumour - an abnormal new mass of tissue that serves no purpose
carcinosarcoma - a malignant neoplasm composed of carcinoma and sarcoma extensively intermixed
malignance, malignancy - (medicine) a malignant state; progressive and resistant to treatment and tending to cause death
cancer, malignant neoplastic disease - any malignant growth or tumor caused by abnormal and uncontrolled cell division; it may spread to other parts of the body through the lymphatic system or the blood stream
angiosarcoma - a rare malignant neoplasm arising from vascular tissue; usually occurs in the breast and skin and is believed to originate from the endothelial cells of blood vessels
myeloma - a tumor of the bone marrow (usually malignant) composed of cells normally found in bone marrow
neuroblastoma - malignant tumor containing embryonic nerve cells; usually metastasizes quickly
neuroepithelioma - malignant tumor of the neuroepithelium
retinoblastoma - malignant ocular tumor of retinal cells; usually occurs before the third year of life; composed of primitive small round retinal cells
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Malignant tumor is the most common cause of death in adults in developed countries and approximately 8 million people died from malignant tumor every year worldwide.
I submit that cancer is a malfunctioning process within the body that causes a malignant tumor to appear.
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center (Los Angeles, CA) has patented a method of inducing apoptosis of a malignant cell, which employs a calcium-activated potassium channel activator and is useful for treating a malignant tumor in a human subject.
On May 12, 1999, Gipson, then 40, was seen at High Desert for examination of an abnormal mass on a portion of her right lung, which medical personnel suspected was either a malignant tumor or the result of an infection, wrote Principal Deputy County Counsel Gary N.
3%, were diagnosed with having a malignant tumor, while the figure for those who were not exposed to radiation was 35, or 15.
With the deterioration of natural environment and the bad eating habits, there is an increasing number in Chinese malignant tumor patients.
KAN will mainly target neurology areas such as Alzheimer's disease and Parkinson's disease, oncology areas such as malignant tumor, metastasis and vascularization, and immunology and inflammation areas including rheumatoid arthritis and inflammatory bowel disease.
Esthesioneuroblastoma is an uncommon upper nasal cavity malignant tumor that arises from the olfactory neuroepithelium.
On May 12, 1999, Shirley Gipson, 40, was seen at the hospital for examination of an abnormal mass on a portion of her right lung, which medical personnel suspected was either a malignant tumor or the result of an infection, wrote Principal Deputy County Counsel Gary N.
Why should a malignant tumor lead to a decrease or complete loss of DIC?
A hospital spokesman described it as a ``grade IV'' malignant tumor, a potential worst-case scenario for the popular relief pitcher who spent most of his career with the Kansas City Royals.