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abnormal development (of organs or cells) or an abnormal structure resulting from such growth

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This changed with the advent of the oral brush biopsy, a painless test that I use in my office to know which oral spots can be safely left alone and which ones contain precancerous cells that need to be removed before they can cause any harm.
Cancer specialists recommend that all people with Barrett's undergo periodic exams to find and remove precancerous cells in the esophagus.
A Pap smear taken from a swab of the cervix can detect cancerous or precancerous cells, and those cells can be removed.
This new patent application provides a system for verifying the spectral signature of TCPP optically and measuring the photon emission rate of TCPP-stained cancerous and precancerous cells, added the company.
Laura, 24, went under the surgeon's knife in November after a smear test detected precancerous cells.
But last May a scan found precancerous cells in her other breast - and she lost that one too.
The NHS screens women for signs of precancerous cells in a bid to prevent the development of cervical cancer.
The mum-of-two was diagnosed with precancerous cells following a routine smear test in August 2007, just two years after her older sister Wendy had beaten cervical cancer.
Nutrition, genetics, and other unknown factors determine whether the slow progression from precancerous cells to cancerous cells occurs.
Nutrients taken from avocados are able to thwart oral cancer cells-killing some and preventing precancerous cells from developing into actual cancers-reported researchers at The Ohio State University in the journal Seminars in Cancer Biology.
Q MY daughter's smear results came back with abnormal precancerous cells and she is going to have to have more treatment.
The Pap test is regarded as a safe, reliable screening method for detecting cancerous and precancerous cells in the cervix.
During the early stages of cancer development, there is a window of opportunity to detect precancerous cells with genetic or molecular biomarkers that identify and characterize their progression towards cancel.
A new treatment for acne or early skin cancer may have the added benefit of inducing a short Light-emitting-diode (LED) technology is increasingly being used to treat acne and eliminate precancerous cells.
Better yet, the brush biopsy can prevent the development of oral cancer by detecting precancerous cells.