lung metastasis

lung metastasis
Cancer that has spread from the original (primary) tumor to the lung.

English dictionary of cancer terms . 2015.

Игры ⚽ Нужен реферат?

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Metastasis — For the musical composition, see Metastasis (Xenakis composition). Metastasis Classification and external resources Cut surface of a liver showing multiple metastat …   Wikipedia

  • Lung cancer — Classification and external resources Cross section of a human lung. The white area in the upper lobe is cancer; the black areas are discoloration due to smoking. ICD 10 C …   Wikipedia

  • Lung cancer staging with EUS — This article is about lung cancer staging methods emphasizing the use of EUS (endoscopic ultrasound) whereas the companion article Non small cell lung carcinoma staging is about the staging system (TNM).Endoscopic ultrasound (EUS) is an… …   Wikipedia

  • lung cancer — Malignant tumour of the lung. Four major types (squamous cell carcinoma, adenocarcinoma, large cell carcinoma, and small cell carcinoma) have roughly equal prevalence. Most cases are due to long term cigarette smoking. Heavy smoking and starting… …   Universalium

  • Non-small cell lung carcinoma staging — is an important part of the assessment of patients with non small cell lung carcinoma (a type of lung cancer). These patients undergo staging as part of the process of considering prognosis and treatment. The American Joint Committee on Cancer… …   Wikipedia

  • Bone metastasis — Sclerotic breast cancer metastasizes in the pelvis. Bone metastases, or metastatic bone disease, is a class of cancer metastases that results from primary tumor invasion to bone. Bone originating cancers like osteosarcoma, chondrosarcoma, and… …   Wikipedia

  • Combined small-cell lung carcinoma — Classification and external resources Combined small cell lung carcinoma containing a component of squamous cell carcinoma ICD 10 C …   Wikipedia

  • Mucinous cystadenocarcinoma of the lung — (MCACL) is a very rare malignant mucus producing neoplasm arising from the uncontrolled growth of transformed epithelial cells originating in lung tissue. Contents 1 Synonyms 2 Classification 3 Incidence …   Wikipedia

  • Carcinogenesis — For the scientific journal, see Carcinogenesis (journal). Cancers are caused by a series of mutations. Each mutation alters the behavior of the cell somewhat. Carcinogenesis or oncogenesis is literally the creation of cancer. It is a process by… …   Wikipedia

  • Polysaccharide-K — Polysaccharide K, also known as PSK, is a proteoglycan found in the polypore fungus Trametes versicolor. The results obtained from a large number of published scientific studies and clinical trials show that PSK is a powerful immunomodulator… …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”