American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A malignant tumor originating in glandular tissue.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A tumor which deviates from the true gland-structure characterizing the adenomata, but which does not differ from it as much as a typical carcinoma. See adenoma.
- n. malignant tumor originating in glandular epithelium
“Exocrine tumors are the majority of pancreatic cancers, and the most common form is called adenocarcinoma, which begin in gland cells, usually in the ducts of the pancreas.”
“There are two main types – squamous cell carcinoma, linked to smoking and drinking; and adenocarcinoma, which is becoming more common in the UK, and is particularly related to obesity.”
“And with time, can actually have a tumor develop that's a different type that's called adenocarcinoma of the esophagus.”
“Patrick Swayze, Joan Crawford, Margaret Mead and Luciano Pavarotti all died from a more common form of pancreatic cancer, called adenocarcinoma.”
“Jobe and his research team at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine say the severity of symptoms for GERD, or gastroesophageal reflux disease, has an inverse relationship with the presence of Barrett's esophagus, a precursor to a lethal form of esophageal cancer known as adenocarcinoma.”
“For example, never-smokers with lung cancer are usually female, have a certain type of tumor called adenocarcinoma and have more mutations in their EGFRs.”
“And intriguingly it found the increase in a kind of lung tumour called adenocarcinoma was higher in the U.S. than in Australia even though both countries switched to so-called milder cigarettes at the same time.”
“And intriguingly it found the increase in a kind of lung tumor called adenocarcinoma was higher in the U.S. than in Australia even though both countries switched to so-called milder cigarettes at the same time.”
“Those that carried this variant are more likely to develop a subtype of non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) called adenocarcinoma, which accounts for 27 per cent of lung cancers in the UK and is the most common type of lung cancer in non-smokers.”
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