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Related to carcinomatosis: lymphangitic carcinomatosis, Leptomeningeal carcinomatosis
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Synonyms for cancer

Synonyms for cancer

any malignant growth or tumor caused by abnormal and uncontrolled cell division

(astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Cancer

a small zodiacal constellation in the northern hemisphere

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the fourth sign of the zodiac

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Women with peritoneal carcinomatosis of unknown origin: Efficacy of image-guided biopsy to determine site-specific diagnosis.
Differential diagnoses of PMP include peritoneal carcinomatosis, lymphomatosis, sarcomatosis, infectious peritonitis, inflammatory pseudotumour, gliomatosis peritonei, peritoneal hydatidosis and peritoneal melanosis.
Follow-up tests revealed Harper had leptomeningeal carcinomatosis, a rare type of cancer that occurs in the meninges, thin membranes, that surrounds the brain and spinal cord.
The aspect of individualized treatment is important, because the method is suitable only for patients with isolated and limited peritoneal carcinomatosis without metastases outside the abdomen.
Breast cancer: presentation and intervention in women with gastrointestinal metastasis and carcinomatosis.
carcinomatosis, mesothelioma with site unspecified); however, 9% of deaths were unspecified.
Se utilizan diferentes agentes antineoplasicos como Mitomicina C, Cisplatino, Carboplatino, Oxaliplatino, Paclitaxel, Docetaxel, Mitoxantrone, Doxorubicina y 5 Fluoracilo, que debido a la barrera peritoneo-plasmatica, permanecen largo tiempo dentro del abdomen antes de su absorcion y eliminacion, lo que los hace especialmente indicados en el tratamiento de la carcinomatosis peritoneal.
The first three sections of the book cover sexuality after different types of men's and women's cancers; causes, mechanisms, histopathology, and combined modality treatment of Hodgkin's lymphoma; and imaging, surgical techniques, and long-term results in the management of peritoneal carcinomatosis.
To the investigators' surprise, a host of potential causes--among them, the number of previous bevacizumab (Avastin) regimens, carcinomatosis, bowel involvement on CT scan, and history of small bowel obstruction--produced no significant associations with bowel complications.
This is also known as meningeal carcinomatosis, and can be caused by primary neuro ectodermal tumours such as neuroblastoma, tumours of the haemopoietic system such as lymphoma, or solid tumours metastasizing to the leptomeninges (e.
As such, ECMO is unlikely to be beneficial to those with irreversible lung disease, poor functional status or carcinomatosis.
One year later, a local recurrence and peritoneal carcinomatosis were detected.
Common underlying causes include GI stretch due to constipation or bowel obstruction, mucosal irritation due to thrush, and peritoneal carcinomatosis or other external causes of nerve irritation.
Abdominal and pelvic splenosis are often mistaken for abdominal lymphoma, metastatic disease, carcinomatosis, primary renal or hepatic malignancy, adenomas, endometriosis or simple adenopathy.
Two of the patients recruited had initially resectable liver metastases and one had a non-confirmed pleural carcinomatosis, all of which became non-resectable after chemoradiation therapy.