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A cancer that develops in the lining or inner surface of an organ and usually has glandular (secretory) properties. More than 95 percent of prostate cancers are adenocarcinomas.
Source: medicinenet.com

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Cancer that begins in glandular (secretory) cells. Glandular cells are found in tissue that lines certain internal organs and makes and releases substances in the body, such as mucus, digestive juices [..]
Source: cancer.gov

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Malignant tumor originating in glandular epithelium or forming recognizable glandular structures.
Source: sis.nlm.nih.gov

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The result of a malignant growth of the tissue of the epithelial gland.
Source: petmd.com

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a malignant tumour originating in glandular tissue.
Source: schulich.uwo.ca

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The development of cancer in the inner surface or lining of any organ.
Source: buzzle.com

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Cancer arising from secretory cells, often in a gland. Breast and pancreatic cancers are usually adenocarcinomas.
Source: esurgeon.com

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A cancer that develops in glandular (fluid-producing) tissue, or the lining or inner surface of an organ. Most breast cancers are adenocarcinomas.
Source: medindia.net

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(n) malignant tumor originating in glandular epithelium
Source: beedictionary.com

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Cancer that originates in the glandular tissue, such as in the ducts or lobules of the breast.
Source: imaginis.com

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A type of cancer that grows in the layer of tissue known as the epithelium. This tissue lines organs and structures in the body, protecting or enclosing them.
Source: health.harvard.edu

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See Carcinoma.
Source: meds.com

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A malignant tumor arising from glandular tissue.
Source: meds.com

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Definition: (AD-in-o-kar-sin-O-ma) Cancer that begins in cells that line certain internal organs and that have gland-like properties. Almost all prostate cancers are adenocarcinoma. See adenoma, acini [..]
Source: phoenix5.org

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"Adeno-" is a prefix that means "gland." In general, glands secrete things and are classified as endocrine or exocrine. Endocrine glands secrete things into the bloodstream, like h [..]
Source: carcinoid.org

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This is a type of cancer that affects cells that line the walls of different organs of the body, most often tissue that contains glands. CAD can help detect adenocarcinomas that affect the lung.
Source: myvmc.com

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A Malignant Epithelial Tumor with a glandular Organization.
Source: online-medical-dictionary.org

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A malignant Tumor arising from secreting Cells of a racemose gland, particularly the Salivary Glands. Racemose (Latin racemosus, full of clusters) refers, as does acinar (Latin acinus, grape), to smal [..]
Source: online-medical-dictionary.org

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A Carcinoma thought to be derived from Epithelium of terminal Bronchioles, in which the neoplastic Tissue extends along the alveolar walls and grows in small masses within the alveoli. Involvement may [..]
Source: online-medical-dictionary.org

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An Adenocarcinoma characterized by the presence of varying combinations of clear and hobnail-shaped Tumor Cells. There are three predominant patterns described as tubulocystic, solid, and papillary. T [..]
Source: online-medical-dictionary.org

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An Adenocarcinoma of the Thyroid Gland, in which the Cells are arranged in the form of follicles. (From Dorland, 27th ed)
Source: online-medical-dictionary.org

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An Adenocarcinoma producing Mucin in significant amounts. (From Dorland, 27th ed)
Source: online-medical-dictionary.org

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An Adenocarcinoma containing finger-like processes of vascular Connective Tissue covered by neoplastic Epithelium, projecting into Cysts or the cavity of glands or follicles. It occurs most frequently [..]
Source: online-medical-dictionary.org

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A heterogeneous group of sporadic or hereditary Carcinoma derived from Cells of the Kidneys. There are several subtypes including the clear Cells, the papillary, the chromophobe, the collecting duct, [..]
Source: online-medical-dictionary.org

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An Adenocarcinoma with a hard (Greek skirrhos, hard) structure owing to the formation of dense Connective Tissue in the stroma. (From Dorland, 27th ed)
Source: online-medical-dictionary.org

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A malignant Tumor composed of Cells showing differentiation toward sebaceous Epithelium. The Tumor is solitary, firm, somewhat raised, more or less translucent, and covered with normal or slightly ver [..]
Source: online-medical-dictionary.org

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A malignant epithelial tumor with a glandular organization.
Source: medicaldictionaryweb.com

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A carcinoma thought to be derived from epithelium of terminal bronchioles, in which the neoplastic tissue extends along the alveolar walls and grows in small masses within the alveoli. Involvement may [..]
Source: medicaldictionaryweb.com

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An adenocarcinoma characterized by the presence of varying combinations of clear and hobnail-shaped tumor cells. There are three predominant patterns described as tubulocystic, solid, and papillary. T [..]
Source: medicaldictionaryweb.com

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An adenocarcinoma of the thyroid gland, in which the cells are arranged in the form of follicles. (From Dorland, 27th ed)
Source: medicaldictionaryweb.com

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An adenocarcinoma producing mucin in significant amounts. (From Dorland, 27th ed)
Source: medicaldictionaryweb.com

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An adenocarcinoma containing finger-like processes of vascular connective tissue covered by neoplastic epithelium, projecting into cysts or the cavity of glands or follicles. It occurs most frequently [..]
Source: medicaldictionaryweb.com

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An adenocarcinoma with a hard (Greek skirrhos, hard) structure owing to the formation of dense connective tissue in the stroma. (From Dorland, 27th ed)
Source: medicaldictionaryweb.com

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A malignant tumor composed of cells showing differentiation toward sebaceous epithelium. The tumor is solitary, firm, somewhat raised, more or less translucent, and covered with normal or slightly ver [..]
Source: medicaldictionaryweb.com

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A malignant tumor formed in the epithelium, or covering tissue, of an organ.
Source: merckvetmanual.com

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A type of cancer that begins in the cells that line certain internal organs, such as the colon, breasts, lungs, stomach, esophagus, pancreas, ovaries, uterus, and prostate.
Source: enlyton.net

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A cancer that develops in the lining or inner surface of an organ. Most pancreatic cancer and prostate cancer, for example, are adenocarcinoma
Source: hallmarkhealth.org

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Cancer that begins in cells that line certain internal organs and that have gland-like (secretory) properties. (NCI)
Source: patient.varian.com

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Cancer that begins in cells that line certain internal organs and that have gland-like (secretory) properties.
Source: dana-farber.org

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A cancer that involves the cells lining the walls of many different organs of the body. It starts in glandular tissue or has a gland-like appearance.
Source: cancervic.org.au

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Cancer that begins in cells that line certain internal organs and that have gland-like (secretory) properties.
Source: bcan.org

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One of the most common primary lung carcinomas, which appears to be increasing in incidence, and now may be more common than squamous cell carcinoma. This tumor is usually peripheral in location and often is associated with scarring, leading to pleural puckering. This neoplasm may vary in histologic appearance with some tumors having well-formed gl [..]
Source: training.seer.cancer.gov

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A cancer of the epthelial cells that form the ducts of glandular organs.
Source: dddmag.com

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<tumour> <oncology> A form of cancer that involves cells from the lining of the walls of many different organs of the body. Breast cancer is a type of adenocarcinoma. (14 May 1997)
Source: mondofacto.com

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A carcinoma thought to be derived from epithelium of terminal bronchioles, in which the neoplastic tissue extends along the alveolar walls and grows in small masses within the alveoli. Involvement may [..]
Source: mondofacto.com

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An adenocarcinoma characterised by the presence of varying combinations of clear and hobnail-shaped tumour cells. There are three predominant patterns described as tubulocystic, solid, and papillary. [..]
Source: mondofacto.com

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An adenocarcinoma of the thyroid gland, in which the cells are arranged in the form of follicles. (12 Dec 1998)
Source: mondofacto.com

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An adenocarcinoma producing mucin in significant amounts. (12 Dec 1998)
Source: mondofacto.com

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An adenocarcinoma containing finger-like processes of vascular connective tissue covered by neoplastic epithelium, projecting into cysts or the cavity of glands or follicles. It occurs most frequently [..]
Source: mondofacto.com

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An adenocarcinoma with a hard (greek skirrhos, hard) structure owing to the formation of dense connective tissue in the stroma. (12 Dec 1998)
Source: mondofacto.com

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A malignant tumour composed of cells showing differentiation toward sebaceous epithelium. The tumour is solitary, firm, somewhat raised, more or less translucent, and covered with normal or slightly v [..]
Source: mondofacto.com

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A common cancer characterized by the presence of malignant glandular cells. Morphologically, adenocarcinomas are classified according to the growth pattern (e.g., papillary, alveolar) or according to the secreting product (e.g., mucinous, serous). Representative examples of adenocarcinoma are ductal and lobular breast carcinoma, lung adenocarcinoma [..]
Source: emice.nci.nih.gov

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(oncology) Any of several forms of carcinoma that originate in glandular tissue.
Source: en.wiktionary.org

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A cancer that starts in the glandular tissue.
Source: cancercouncil.com.au

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The most common type of pancreatic cancer within the exocrine system.
Source: pancreatic.org

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A cancerous tumour developing from the glandular component of any organ (in urology, this usually applies to the prostate or kidney)
Source: baus.org.uk

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