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  • n. Plural form of carcinoma.


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  • Epithelial tumors, also referred to as carcinomas, account for approximately 85% of all cancers, including the ten most prevalent cancers in the western world, such as breast, colorectal, lung, ovary, prostate and skin.

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  • In contrast, the more common types of tumors known as carcinomas occur in tissue with glands.

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  • Studies of people with sun damage such as actinic keratoses (precancerous changes) or skin cancers called carcinomas, who took daily vitamin A for five years, had a significantly lower chance of developing a new case of one type of carcinoma. New Blogs and RSS Feeds

  • In nasopharyngeal carcinomas, composed of a mixture of epithelial tumour cells and lymphocytic infiltrates, it was intensively discussed whether the EBV DNA might rest in the lymphocytic infiltrates.

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  • During the previous years I had studied a large number of anecdotal reports describing malignant conversion of genital warts into squamous cell carcinomas.

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  • The biopsies also included material from nasopharyngeal carcinomas, where serological assays also suggested an involvement of EBV infections.

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  • The company's drug OncoVex is in late-stage testing as a treatment for metastatic melanoma, the most aggressive type of skin cancer, and squamous cell carcinomas of the head and neck.

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  • I told him that both my father and sister had basil cell carcinomas.

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  • In the dystopia of "Chest," the consumptive painter Simon-Arthur imagines being trapped inside a giant cancerous lung, in which "the carcinomas took on the faces of people [he] had known, people he had not done right by."

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