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any localized abnormal structural change in a bodily part

an injury to living tissue (especially an injury involving a cut or break in the skin)

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Number of participants needed to be screened to detect a cancer or an advanced precancerous lesion (33) Multitarget sDNA test FIT Any CRC 166 208 Advanced precancerous 31 55 lesions (a) Abbreviations: CRC, colorectal cancer; FIT, fecal immunochemical test.
The first part of it included questions about sociodemographic details of participants plus 2 specifically directed questions about the time (years) during which they had practiced as general dentist, and the number of retraining courses about premalignant lesions which they had participated, the other 2 parts of questionnaire included: 9 questions about the knowledge, 7 about attitude and final 4 were about performance of general dentists about oral precancerous lesions.
They found that disrupting this normal regulation of ROS back to low levels is equivalent to pulling the brakes off of the stem cells: They will continue to make too many of themselves, which causes the cells not to mature and instead become precancerous lesions.
Although cervical carcinoma does not develop suddenly from normal epithelium but is presented by a precancerous lesions like LSIL & HSIL which needs to be detected at the earliest.
It was soon realized that the Papanicolaou smear performed more efficiently in detecting intraepithelial precancerous lesions.
Detection of Colorectal Precancerous Lesions in Inflammatory Bowel Disease (Embargoed until DDW presentation, May 3, 2010, 5:30 p.
Considering its role in cervical cancer, HPV testing has become an essential part of current clinical practice mainly for the management of cervical cancer and precancerous lesions.
Elevated pathogen colonization and a lack of bacterial diversity in the mouth were identified in people with precancerous lesions that could precede stomach cancer, according to research led by New York University College of Dentistry (NYU Dentistry) and New York University School of Medicine.
However, when old cells return to a stem cell-like status, they can carry with them all of the mutations that have accumulated to date, predisposing some of those cells to developing into precancerous lesions.
Many countries are currently considering switching from classic Pap tests to primary HPV tests for cervical cancer screening, based on strong evidence linking cervical abnormalities and infection with certain HPV types and data suggesting that HPV tests detect more high-grade precancerous lesions.
Risk factors for cervical cancer are the presence of the human papillomavirus (HPV) or human immunodeficiency virus, a compromised immune system, in utero exposure to diethylstilbestrol (synthetic nonsteroidal used to prevent miscarriage from 1938-71) and/or previous treatments of high-grade precancerous lesions.
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has categorised oral pre-cancers as precancerous lesions and conditions.
The instability of CFSs was correlated with genome instability in precancerous lesions and during tumour progression.
Much credit of this screening belongs to the Papanicolaou cytological test in detecting precancerous lesions.
If the challenge is successful, more than 7,300 rural women will be screened and approximately 550-600 treated for precancerous lesions by the end of 2015.