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
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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Delivering the cannabis flavonoid directly to the tumor led to local and metastatic tumor cell death, Wilfred Ngwa, one of the researchers and an assistant professor at Harvard, told ( Yahoo Lifestyle.
Pathological evaluation of preoperative tonsillar biopsy did not help us distinguish between primary and metastatic tumor of the tonsil.
This case was considered as a metastatic tumor of unknown primary lesion because of its immuno-histochemical characteristics.
Rahul Aggarwal, M.D., from the University of California in San Francisco, and colleagues performed metastatic tumor biopsy of 202 patients with progressive mCRPC.
The most common metastatic tumor presented with LAP was malignant melanoma (n=6; Figure 1a and 1b), followed by breast carcinoma (n=4; Figure 1c and 1d), squamous cell carcinoma (SCC; n=2), and ovarian carcinoma (n=2).
(a) Aspirate at low power (x 100), demonstrating metastatic tumor cells.
In primary thyroid malignancies, the occurrence of metastasis to the tumor tissue has been explained by the fact that tumor in the thyroid forms a microenvironment in which metastatic tumor cells can easily grow (7).
In the post-surgery phase for metastatic tumor patients, exercise is a major element in the path to recovery.
Methods: Thirty-four patients with spinal metastatic tumor who received treatment in the First Affiliated Hospital of Zhengzhou University from May 2014 to June 2015 were selected.
As a result, H score > 30 for primary tumoral Cav-1 expression, >120 for stromal, and any expression for metastatic tumor were determined as high expression.
In most instances, both the overall and truncated survival (from onset of oral metastatic tumor to death) in HCC patients with oral metastasis are very poor, with the average time being about 7 months and 21 weeks (range, 2 weeks to 2 years), respectively [3, 6, 12, 17].
Enhanced computed tomography (CT) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scan are valuable to discriminate between a metastatic tumor arising from RCC and a primary tumor of the pancreas [4-6].