noncancerous

noncancerous

(ˌnɒnˈkænsərəs)
adj
1. (Medicine) (of tissue) not cancerous, benign
2. (Medicine) (of a patient) not having cancer
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Also, significantly more deliver before 37 weeks' gestation or via cesarean section, compared with a group of women without these noncancerous growths of the uterus.
When the researchers measured cells in breast milk from 13 women who turned out to have cancer, these cells had substantially more methylation in a tumor suppressor gene called RASSF1 than did cells from the noncancerous breast.
Our current study thus aimed to address this issue by checking the status of Notch signaling in GCs and their noncancerous and premalignant counterparts and by evaluating the influence of Notch inhibition in GC cells.
"In order to identify genes potentially playing an important role in the progression of colorectal carcinoma (CRC), the researchers screened global gene expression using cDNA expression array on 41 CRC tissue samples and 25 noncancerous colorectal tissue samples.
They found that 13 women who did have cancer had substantially more methylation in a tumor-suppressor gene called RASSF1 than cells from patients with noncancerous breasts.
While all cells take up the drug-laden particles, doxorubicin seems to have a stronger effect on cancer cells than on noncancerous ones.
Higher PSA scores may be caused by cancer cells or by a noncancerous enlarged prostate or by infections and inflammation.
Last year, a noncancerous growth was found on her back.
A fibroid is a mass of muscle tissue, typically noncancerous, that develops within the wall of the uterus.
XRMV (xenotropic murine leukemia virus) has been found in 23% of 200 cancerous prostates but only 6% of noncancerous prostates studied by researchers.
Uterine fibroids (also called uterine fibroid tumors or myoma) are noncancerous growths in the uterus that most often, but not necessarily, develop in women between the ages of 30 and 50.
A Fibrocystic breast disease is a condition where hard, noncancerous lumps form in the breast tissue.