malignancy


Also found in: Dictionary, Medical, Legal, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
  • noun

Synonyms for malignancy

Synonyms for malignancy

quality of being disposed to evil

References in periodicals archive ?
For the patient with left loin pain, a left uretroscopy was done showing no abnormalities and selective urine cytology was negative for malignancy.
Global Markets Direct's, 'Advanced Malignancy - Pipeline Review, H2 2012', provides an overview of the indication's therapeutic pipeline.
This review focuses on rheumatic manifestations of malignancy as paraneoplastic disorders and also describes the musculoskeletal manifestations of antineoplastic therapy.
The concomitant presence of malignancies with rheumatic diseases may appear in various forms: (i) metastasis to musculoskeletal system (ii) non-metastatic paraneoplastic rheumatic diseases (iii) malignancies secondary to a rheumatic disease (iv) malignancies which developed as complications due to immunosuppressive drugs used for the treatment of rheumatic diseases (v) rheumatic diseases which developed as complications from malignancy treatments.
Further, the malignancy-risk gene signature was able to consistently distinguish between low and high malignancy risk groups and correlate the groups by good to poor overall survival rates.
Borderline tumors are considered to have a low malignancy potential, and not much is known about which will become invasive, but these tumors do require treatment.
4% specificity), adding symptom analysis to TVS actually resulted in poorer identification of malignancy (sensitivity = 16.
4) The rationale relies on the following: the changes in the bile composition encountered in biliary tract malignancies, synchronous and metachronous biliary and pancreatic malignancies, increased incidence of malignancies in patients with anomalous pancreatic biliary duct junctions, and the existence of mutations, especially p53, in normal appearing biliary tract mucosa adjacent to a malignancy.
1) Other reasons for non-response include alternative diagnoses, such as inclusion body myositis, or an underlying malignancy.
Liposarcoma is the most common soft-tissue malignancy in adults, but the appearance of a liposarcoma in the head and neck region is distinctly unusual.
Lesions due to Linguatula may be confused with malignancy, particularly in the lung (6).
26 /PRNewswire/ -- In this week's journal Transplantation, a retrospective analysis of data from more than 33,000 renal transplant patients in the OPTN/UNOS (Organ Procurement and Transplant Network/United Network for Organ Sharing) database showed that the relative risk of developing any post-transplant skin or non-skin malignancy is substantially reduced in patients receiving maintenance immunosuppression with mTOR inhibitors as compared to patients receiving treatment with traditional calcineurin inhibitors.
Recent data from both hematologic malignancies and solid tumors have suggested that there are only minor populations of cells in each malignancy that are capable of tumor initiation.
However, many patients whose test results show no malignancy have their cancer reappear years later.
The company says the study examined competing risk factors to determine which are associated with malignancy following orthotopic heart transplantation (OHT), and was based on 3,895 patients in the International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation (ISHLT) Transplant Registry.