metastatic tumor

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Noun1.metastatic tumor - a tumor that is malignant and tends to spread to other parts of the bodymetastatic 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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It occurred to me that steady state distribution is equivalent to the metastatic tumor distribution that shows up in the autopsy datasets," Newton explained.
TTF-1 Diagnosis 1 - Metastatic tumor 2 + Primary lung 3 - Metastatic tumor 4 ([dagger]) + Metastatic tumor 5 - Metastatic tumor 6 + Primary lung 7 [+ or -] Primary lung ([double dagger]) 8 - Metastatic tumor 9 + Primary lung 10 + Primary lung 11 - Metastatic tumor 12 - Metastatic tumor 13 + Primary lung 14 - Metastatic tumor 15 - Metastatic tumor 16 + Primary lung 17 - Metastatic tumor 18 + Primary lung 19 - Metastatic tumor 20 - Metastatic tumor 21 - Metastatic tumor 22 - Metastatic tumor 23 - Metastatic tumor 24 - Metastatic tumor 25 - Metastatic tumor 26 - Metastatic tumor 27 - Metastatic tumor from large bowel 28 - Metastatic tumor 29 - Metastatic tumor 30 + Primary lung 31 ([parallel]) - Metastatic tumor 32 ([parallel]) - Metastatic tumor 33 ([parallel]) - Metastatic tumor Case No.
Depending on the patient's age and the location of the tumor, the differential diagnosis includes malignant schwannoma, malignant fibrous histiocytoma, fibrosarcoma, amelanotic melanoma, malignant lymphoma, squamous cell carcinoma, extramedullary plasmacytoma, metastatic tumor, glandular tumor, chondroma, chondrosarcoma, osteogenic sarcoma, and inverted papilloma.
The researchers report that nine of the treated individuals improved; five experienced a complete remission of their major metastatic tumor.
The most common metastatic tumor was adenocarcinoma 24 (52.
Our work provides evidence that innate immunity plays a major role in protecting tissues against metastatic tumor growth," said study researcher Ivan Stamenkovic, director of the Department of Experimental Pathology at the University of Lausanne in Switzerland.
In each of the six patients, expression was greater in the metastatic tumor than in the primary tumor.
In the lymph node, the architecture was largely replaced with metastatic tumor composed of islands of pleomorphic cells, with eosinophilic cytoplasm suggestive of urothelial origin.
In turn, these continuously recruited monocytes and the resultant macrophages promote the growth of the emerging metastatic tumor.
Therefore, we suggest that breast carcinomas in patients with prostatic adenocarcinoma should be carefully evaluated using immunostains to clearly distinguish primary from metastatic tumor when the distinction is not clearly evident on the basis of routine hematoxylin-eosin-stained sections and clinical data.
As a result, immunohistochemical staining of metastatic tumor of the lymph node may help in determining the origin of the primary tumor.