carcinoma in situ

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a cluster of malignant cells that has not yet invaded the deeper epithelial tissue or spread to other parts of the body

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SEATTLE, April 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Since 1980, the incidence of ductal carcinoma in situ, or DCIS, one of the most common kinds of early stage breast cancer, has increased more than sevenfold.
The present case report, involving a railroad worker with a relatively "pure" long-term coal tar creosote exposure and a subsequent squamous cell carcinoma in situ in a non-sun-exposed skin area, further supports the relationship between coal tar creosote exposure and squamous cell carcinoma of the skin.
As for the possible reasons behind the lower incidence of cervical cancer among never-users: after excluding women who used barrier methods of contraception (such as condoms and diaphragms), cervical cancer and carcinoma in situ rates were still lower, leading them to conclude that "use of barrier methods .
Finally, comedo-type DCIS lesions often need to be distinguished from the pleomorphic subtype of lobular carcinoma in situ (LCIS) lesions.
Carcinoma in situ in the bladder or prostatic urethra constitutes a predictor of a positive FS.
For the analysis, colon cancers were divided into four stages: carcinoma in situ, and local, regional, and distant disease.
The differential diagnosis ranges from benign to malignant lesions including florid ductal hyperplasia, lobular neoplasia, intracystic papillary carcinoma (IPC), and ordinary low-nuclear-grade ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS).
Urinary levels of two biomarkers--matrix metalloproteinase-9 (MMP-9) and a disintegrin and metalloprotease 12 (ADAM12)--appear to be independent predictors of the presence of breast atypical hyperplasia or lobular carcinoma in situ (LCIS), both of which are well established predictors of increased risk of breast cancer, explained Dr.
Samples from normal or fibrocystic breasts or those with atypical hyperplasia or ductal carcinoma in situ did not synthesize RhoC.
According to her medical history, she had been diagnosed with carcinoma in situ of the cervix 9 years earlier, and she had undergone a complete hysterectomy with oophorectomy at that time.
Virginia Ernster, an epidemiologist at the University of California, San Francisco, who said 40 percent of the lumps found by mammograms in women of that age were an ambiguous sort of tiny tumor, called intraductal carcinoma in situ.
VALSTAR, a chemotherapeutic anthracyline derivative, is indicated for use as an intravesical therapy of BCG-refractory carcinoma in situ (CIS) of the urinary bladder in patients for whom immediate cystectomy (urinary bladder removal) would be associated with unacceptable morbidity or mortality.
Histologic sections from the left breast wire-localization biopsy contained a radial sclerosing lesion in a background of extensive proliferative, fibrocystic changes and a focus of low nuclear grade ductal carcinoma in situ (Figure 1, a and b).
BOSTON -- Many women with newly diagnosed ductal carcinoma in situ harbor grossly inaccurate perceptions of the breast cancer risks they face, which in turn can influence their decision making and health behaviors as well as psychosocial outcomes, reported Ann H.