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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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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.
Metastatic implants in a laparoscopic port site in women who have gynecologic cancer are more likely when there are findings of ascites, carcinomatosis, or persistent disease
On the basis of data from computer tomography (CT) scans, CSF cytology, and autopsy findings, the patients were divided into the following three groups: (a) patients with parenchymal brain metastases (i.e., a positive CT scan or a positive autopsy <6 months after a negative CT scan); (b) patients with leptomeningeal carcinomatosis (i.e., a positive CSF cytology or an autopsy with leptomeningeal carcinomatosis <6 months after a negative CSF cytology); and (c) patients without CNS metastases (i.e., a negative CT scan and CSF cytology and the absence of CNS metastases within the following 6 months).
Diagnosis of IMT must be considered before diagnosing benign metastasizing leiomyoma or carcinomatosis in young women presenting with multiple nodules in pelvic or abdominal cavity.
Plasmacytoid urothelial carcinoma, a chemosensitive cancer with poor prognosis and peritoneal carcinomatosis. J Urol 2013; 189: 1656-61.
Computed tomography revealed one 8.0 cm uterine corpus tumor with carcinomatosis peritonei and ascites.
Murdter et al., "Intraperitoneal chemotherapy of peritoneal carcinomatosis using pressurized aerosol as an alternative to liquid solution: first evidence for efficacy," Annals of Surgical Oncology, vol.
Also, there are some clues to distinguish these cases, peritoneal carcinomatosis and ovarian cancer are usually seen in older ages according to tuberculosis cases.
Byun, "Leptomeningeal carcinomatosis and bilateral internal auditory canal metastases from ovarian carcinoma," Radiology Case Reports, vol.
There was no peritoneal carcinomatosis appreciated nor any other abdominal abnormalities.
By the introduction of this treatment modality, peritoneal carcinomatosis (PC) from colorectal cancer, has been regarded as a terminal disease manifestation with dismal prognosis and a median life expectancy ranging between 5.2 and 7 months after systemic 5-fluorouracil-based chemotherapy.
Evolution of cytoreductive surgery and perioperative intraperitoneal chemotherapy for peritoneal carcinomatosis: are there treatment alternatives?
All but one patient had unresectable malignancy due to metastasis and/or peritoneal carcinomatosis (79%) or locally advanced disease (19%).
Differential diagnosis includes widespread metastatic disease, lung primary was considered due to hilar lymphadenopathy; primary peritoneal carcinomatosis; tuberculosis; and atypical or fungal infection, such as coccidioidomycosis (in endemic areas).