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Encyclopedia > Adenocarcinoma
Adenocarcinoma, NOS
Classification & external resources
ICD-9 151.0, 182.0
ICD-O: M8140/3

Adenocarcinoma is a form of carcinoma that originates in glandular tissue. To be classified as adenocarcinoma, the cells do not necessarily need to be part of a gland, as long as they have secretory properties. This form of carcinoma can occur in some higher mammals, including humans.[1] The International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems (commonly known by the abbreviation ICD) provides codes to classify diseases and a wide variety of signs, symptoms, abnormal findings, complaints, social circumstances and external causes of injury or disease. ... The following is a list of codes for International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems. ... The International Classification of Diseases for Oncology (ICD-O) is a domain specific extension of the International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems for tumor diseases. ... The International Classification of Diseases for Oncology (ICD-O) is a domain specific extension of the International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems for tumor diseases. ... In medicine, carcinoma apanting dog named rufis It is malignant by definition: carcinomas invade surrounding tissues and organs, and may spread to lymph nodes and distal sites (metastasis). ... A gland is an organ in an animals body that synthesizes a substance for release such as hormones, often into the bloodstream (endocrine gland) or into cavities inside the body or its outer surface (exocrine gland). ... A gland is an organ in an animals body that synthesizes a substance for release such as hormones, often into the bloodstream (endocrine gland) or into cavities inside the body or its outer surface (exocrine gland). ...


The term adenocarcinoma is derived from 'adeno' meaning 'pertaining to a gland' and 'carcinoma', which describes a cancer that has developed in the epithelial cells. In medicine, carcinoma apanting dog named rufis It is malignant by definition: carcinomas invade surrounding tissues and organs, and may spread to lymph nodes and distal sites (metastasis). ... In zootomy, epithelium is a tissue composed of a layer of cells. ...


It can first present as an adenoma (a glandular tumor that is benign). Adenoma refers to a collection of growths (-oma) of glandular origin. ... Benign can refer to any medical condition which, untreated or with symptomatic therapy, will not become life-threatening. ...


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It is frequently associated with cancers such as:

Breast cancer is cancer of breast tissue. ... Diagram of the stomach, colon, and rectum Colorectal cancer includes cancerous growths in the colon, rectum and appendix. ... Lung cancer is a cancer of the lungs characterized by the presence of malignant tumours. ... Prostate cancer is a disease in which cancer develops in the prostate, a gland in the male reproductive system. ... Stomach cancer (also called gastric cancer) can develop in any part of the stomach and may spread throughout the stomach and to other organs, particularly the esophagus, small intestine. ... Pancreatic cancer (also called cancer of the pancreas) is a malignant tumour within the pancreatic gland. ... Cervical cancer is a malignancy of the cervix. ...

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Dr. Koop - Adenocarcinoma of the Lung and Brain Metastases- Health Encyclopedia and Reference (1027 words)
Adenocarcinoma is a type of cancer, and adenocarcinoma of the lung is one type of non-small cell lung cancer that often develops along the outer edges of the lung and under the membranes lining the bronchi.
Adenocarcinoma of the lung is the most common type of lung cancer and accounts for 30 to 35 percent of primary lung tumors.
Adenocarcinoma of the lung is treated according to the stage of the cancer.
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