Disease Information for Carcinoma

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Fever Non Infection
Indurated lesion/base
Weight loss in Elderly
Hard/non-tender cervical lymph node
Matted/regional adenopathy/firm
Chronically ill patient/signs
Failure to Thrive/Adult
Weight Loss
Disease Progression
Course/Chronic disorder
Course/Chronic only
Course/Potentially lethal/untreated
Lethal Potential
Laboratory Tests
Abnormal Lab Findings (Non Measured)
Normocytic anemia
Normocytic/Normochromic Anemia (Lab)
Abnormal Lab Findings - Increased
CA15-3 CA15 CA549 antigen (Lab)
Hematocrit (Lab)
Diagnostic Test Results
Other Tests & Procedures
Skin test anergy
Pathology
PATH/Granulomatous tissue/specimen
Angiography
Lymphangiogram/Abnormal
Lymphangiogram/Filling defect/lymph nodes
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Anergic status
Arthritis, gouty type
Bone Marrow Fibrosis
Carcinomatous cerebellar/motor syndrome
Cerebral cortical atrophy
Death Outcome
Dermatomyositis
Erythema multiforme
Metabolic encephalopathy
Myelofibrosis
Myelofibrosis secondary
Nephritis, interstitial
Nephrosis/secondary disease
Polymyositis
Pulmonary A/V malformation
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Process
PROCESS/Carcinoma (ex)
PROCESS/Inflammatory/Granulomatous disease (ex)
PROCESS/Malignancy/cancer (ex)
PROCESS/Neoplastic (category)
PROCESS/Granulomatous Disease
Treatment
Drug Therapy - Indication
RX/Alkylating agents
Surgical Procedures or Treatments
SX/Biopsy
Definition

A malignant neoplasm made up of epithelial cells tending to infiltrate the surrounding tissues and give rise to metastases. It is a histological type of neoplasm but is often wrongly used as a synonym for "cancer." (From Dorland, 27th ed)

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NEJM (The New England Journal of Medicine)
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