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*  Lung cancer
Horn, L; Lovly, CM; Johnson, DH (2015). "Chapter 107: Neoplasms of the lung". In Kasper, DL; Hauser, SL; Jameson, JL; Fauci, AS ... Stage IIIA lung cancer Stage IIIB lung cancer Stage IIIB lung cancer Stage IV lung cancer Smoking prevention and smoking ... Lung cancer, also known as lung carcinoma, is a malignant lung tumor characterized by uncontrolled cell growth in tissues of ... Diagrams of main features of staging Stage IA and IB lung cancer Stage IIA lung cancer Stage IIB lung cancer One option for ...
*  Treatment of lung cancer
... in an attempt to cure or lessen the adverse impact of malignant neoplasms originating in lung tissue. Lung cancer is an ... curing lung cancer, (2) controlling lung cancer, and (3) being comfortable. In most cases, the goal of lung cancer surgery is ... "Lung-Sparing Surgery Effective for Early-Stage Lung Cancer". Medscape Medical News. Gale, Karla (2 November 2010). "Lung Cancer ... Surgery is very rarely used in cases of stage 3b or stage 4 non-small cell lung carcinoma. In patients with stage 3 lung cancer ...
*  Eye neoplasm
The two most common cancers that spread to the eye from another organ are breast cancer and lung cancer. Other less common ... Eye neoplasms can affect all parts of the eye, and can be a benign tumor or a malignant tumor (cancer). Eye cancers can be ...
*  Neoplasm
Tobacco smoke causes increased exogenous DNA damage, and these DNA damages are the likely cause of lung cancer due to smoking. ... ICD-10 classifies neoplasms into four main groups: benign neoplasms, in situ neoplasms, malignant neoplasms, and neoplasms of ... The term 'neoplasm' is a synonym of "tumor". 'Neoplasia' denotes the process of the formation of neoplasms/tumors, the process ... p. Neoplasm. ISBN 0781733901. "II Neoplasms". World Health Organization. Retrieved 19 June 2014. Abrams, Gerald. "Neoplasia I ...
*  Chemotherapy
... interstitial lung disease (e.g., bleomycin) and occasionally secondary neoplasm (e.g., MOPP therapy for Hodgkin's disease). ... Survivors of childhood cancer are more than 13 times as likely to get a secondary neoplasm during the 30 years after treatment ... Faller, Bryan A.; Pandi, Trailokya N. (2011). "Safety and efficacy of vinorelbine in the treatment of non-small cell lung ... Hendriks JM, Van Schil PE (1998). "Isolated lung perfusion for the treatment of pulmonary metastases". Surgical Oncology. 7 (1- ...
*  Non-small-cell lung carcinoma
Large cell lung carcinoma (LCLC) is a heterogeneous group of undifferentiated malignant neoplasms originating from transformed ... Non-small-cell lung carcinoma (NSCLC) is any type of epithelial lung cancer other than small cell lung carcinoma (SCLC). NSCLC ... Historically, adenocarcinoma was more often seen peripherally in the lungs than small cell lung cancer and squamous cell lung ... Adenocarcinoma of the lung is currently the most common type of lung cancer in "never smokers" (lifelong non-smokers). ...
*  Hürthle cell
... neoplasms are somewhat difficult to differentiate between being benign or malignant. Since the size and growth ... On few occasions, patients with Hürthle cell carcinoma have distant metastases in the lungs or surrounding bones. ... Some scientists have identified these mutations as deletions in the mitochondrial DNA of Hürthle cells found in neoplasms and ... Erickson, Lori A. "Hurthle Cell Thyroid Neoplasms." Atlas of Endocrine Pathology. Springer New York, 2014. 63-66. EndocrineWeb ...
*  List of MeSH codes (C04)
... respiratory tract neoplasms MeSH C04.588.894.797.265 --- bronchial neoplasms MeSH C04.588.894.797.520 --- lung neoplasms MeSH ... nose neoplasms MeSH C04.588.149.721.656 --- orbital neoplasms MeSH C04.588.149.721.828 --- skull base neoplasms MeSH C04.588. ... anal gland neoplasms MeSH C04.588.274.476.411.445 --- duodenal neoplasms MeSH C04.588.274.476.411.501 --- ileal neoplasms MeSH ... femoral neoplasms MeSH C04.588.149.721 --- skull neoplasms MeSH C04.588.149.721.450 --- jaw neoplasms MeSH C04.588.149.721. ...
*  Mucinous cystadenocarcinoma of the lung
... (MCACL) is a very rare malignant mucus-producing neoplasm arising from the uncontrolled ... and right lung lesions occurred twice as commonly as left lung lesions. Approximately 2/3 of cases have been associated with ... may be of use in differentiating primary mucinous cystadenocarcinoma of the lung from metastatic lung tumors due to mucinous ... This particular variant of lung cancer is usually asymptomatic and is found after chest x-rays are taken for other reasons. ...
*  1p36 deletion syndrome
These defects can cause less blood flow to the lungs, the mixing of oxygen-rich and oxygen-poor blood inside the heart, and low ... The deletion of one or more of these genes can cause malignancy (cancer). Some of the neoplasms involved in the 1p36 are ... This causes fluid to build up in the lungs, which therefore become congested, and results in a feeling of breathlessness. ... neuroblastoma, prostate cancer, lung cancer, melanoma, hepatoma, cervical cancer, breast cancer, colorectal cancer, ovarian ...
*  Imaging biomarker
First, a simple lesion in the lung detected by X-ray, CT, or MRI can lead to the suspicion of a neoplasm. The lesion itself ... and can collectively be used to assess the risk of neoplasm. Some of the imaging biomarkers used in lung nodule assessment ... For example, a number of biomarkers are frequently used to determine risk of lung cancer. ... include size, spiculation, calcification, cavitation, location within the lung, rate of growth, and rate of metabolism. Each ...
*  Targeted therapy of lung cancer
Lung cancer is an extremely heterogeneous family of malignant neoplasms, with well over 50 different histological variants ... These forms of lung cancer are usually treated differently from carcinomas. Because of the ubiquity of lung carcinomas, however ... Pathology and Genetics of Tumours of the Lung, Pleura, Thymus and Heart. Lung Cancer page at the National Cancer Institute.. ... Dempke WC, Suto T, Reck M (March 2010). "Targeted therapies for non-small cell lung cancer". Lung Cancer (Amsterdam, ...
*  Glomus cell
They are also present along the vagus nerve, in the inner ears, in the lungs, and at other sites. Neoplasms of glomus cells are ...
*  MEN1
... and ependymomas are observed neoplasms. In a study of 12 sporadic carcinoid tumors of the lung, five cases involved ... The MEN1 phenotype is inherited via an autosomal-dominant pattern and is associated with neoplasms of the pituitary gland, the ... Less frequently, neuroendocrine tumors of lung, thymus, and stomach or non-endocrine tumors such as lipomas, angiofibromas, ... "Identification of MEN1 gene mutations in sporadic carcinoid tumors of the lung". Human Molecular Genetics. 6 (13): 2285-90. doi ...
*  Lung tumor
Mediastinal tumors Pleural tumors Metastasis or secondary tumors/neoplasms with other origin: Metastasis to the lung Chong S, ... Sarcomas of the lung. Some rare vascular tumors of the lung Non-lung tumors which may grow into the lungs: ... Lung tumors are neoplastic tumors of the lung These include: Primary tumors of the lung/pulmonary system: Bronchial leiomyoma, ... of the lung Pulmonary carcinoid tumor Pleuropulmonary blastoma Neuroendocrine tumors of the lung Lymphomas of the lung. ...
*  Lung abscess
... are due to neoplasms across all age groups, higher in older people; primary squamous carcinoma of the lung is the most common. ... Lung abscess is a type of liquefactive necrosis of the lung tissue and formation of cavities (more than 2 cm) containing ... Lung abscess is considered primary (60%) when it results from existing lung parenchymal process and is termed secondary when it ... Those with a lung abscess are generally cachectic at presentation. Finger clubbing is present in one third of patients. Dental ...
*  Salivary gland-like carcinoma of the lung
Carcinoma is a term for malignant neoplasms derived from cells of epithelial lineage, and/or that exhibit cytological or tissue ... Lung Cancer Home Page. The National Cancer Institute site containing further reading and resources about lung cancer. [1]. ... This class of primary lung cancers contains several histological variants, including mucoepidermoid carcinoma of the lung, ... accurate classification of lung cancer cases are critical to assuring that patients with lung cancer receive optimum management ...
*  Adenosquamous lung carcinoma
... has proved that lung cancers should be considered an extremely heterogeneous family of neoplasms with widely varying genetic, ... of lung cancer cases is necessary to assure that lung cancer patients receive optimum management. Approximately 98% of lung ... Adenosquamous lung carcinoma (AdSqLC) is a biphasic malignant tumor arising from lung tissue that is composed of at least 10% ... In the 1960s, small cell lung carcinoma (SCLC) was recognized as a unique form of lung cancer, based both on its appearance ( ...
*  Sarcomatoid carcinoma of the lung
Approximately 98% of lung cancers are carcinoma, a term for malignant neoplasms derived from cells of epithelial lineage, and/ ... Sarcomatoid carcinoma of the lung is a term that encompasses five distinct histological subtypes of lung cancer, including (1) ... accurate classification of lung cancer cases are critical to assuring that patients with lung cancer receive optimum management ... Under WHO-2004, lung carcinomas are divided into 8 major taxa: Squamous cell carcinoma Small cell carcinoma Adenocarcinoma ...
*  Pericyte
In its malignant form, metastasis to the lungs, liver, brain, and extremities may occur. It most commonly manifests itself in ... Hemangiopericytoma is a rare vascular neoplasm, or abnormal growth, that may either be benign or malignant. ...
*  Acute myeloid dendritic cell leukemia
Infrequently, other soft tissues and organ systems such as central nervous system, lung etc can be involved. A few cases of ... Kaur V (2016). "A rare case of blastic plasmacytoid dendritic cell neoplasm with deletion 7q.31, in the setting of heavy pre- ... 2016). "A rare case of blastic plasmacytoid dendritic cell neoplasm with deletion 7q.31, in the setting of heavy pre-treatment ... Petrella, T (2013). "Blastic plasmacytoid dendritic cell neoplasm: clinical features in 90 patients". Br J Dermatol 169: 579- ...
*  Embryoma
... s have been defined as: "Adult neoplasms expressing one or more embryo-exclusive genes", in: "Embryoma Gene Networks", ... ". "embryoma" at Dorland's Medical Dictionary BARNARD WG (December 1952). "Embryoma of lungs". Thorax. 7 (4): 299-301. doi: ... Embryomas have been defined as: "Adult neoplasms expressing one or more embryo-exclusive genes ... http://www.embryomas.net Embryomas can appear in the lungs. It is not a precise term, and it is not commonly used in modern ...
*  Merkel-cell carcinoma
MCCs also spread aggressively through the blood vessels, particularly to liver, lung, brain, and bone.[citation needed] A newly ... various cutaneous leukemic/lymphoid neoplasms, and Ewing's sarcoma. Similarly, most experts recommend longitudinal imaging of ... is also generally required to differentiate MCC from other morphologically similar tumors such as small cell lung cancer, the ... rule out that the possibility that the skin lesion is a cutaneous metastasis of an underlying small cell carcinoma of the lung ...
*  Pleomorphism (cytology)
It is a feature characteristic of malignant neoplasms, and dysplasia. Certain benign cell types may have pleomorphism, e.g. ... Anaplasia Cytopathology Giant cell carcinoma of the lung Nuclear atypia. ...
*  Hamartoma
The most common hamartomas occur in the lungs. About 5-8% of all solitary lung nodules, about 75% of all benign lung tumors, ... A hamartoma is a mostly benign, focal malformation that resembles a neoplasm in the tissue of its origin. While traditionally ... Some lung hamartomas can compress surrounding lung tissue to a degree, but this is generally not debilitating and is often ... Lung hamartomas may have popcorn-like calcifications on chest xray or computed tomography (CT scan). Lung hamartomas are more ...
*  Atelectasis
"Lung atelectasis". Radiopaedia. Retrieved 20 February 2017. "Lung folding simulating peripheral pulmonary neoplasm (Blesovsky's ... In rounded atelectasis (Folded lung or Blesovsky syndrome), an outer portion of the lung slowly collapses as a result of ... findings can include lung opacification and/or loss of lung volume. Post-surgical atelectasis will be bibasal in pattern. Chest ... It may affect part or all of a lung. It is usually unilateral. It is a condition where the alveoli are deflated down to little ...
*  Leiomyoma
Mesenchymal neoplasms of the gallbladder are rare and in particular leiomyomas of the gallbladder have been rarely reported, ... The most frequent sites of occurrence are the lungs and pelvis. The lesions are hormonally responsive. Fibromyoma of the breast ... ISBN 0-7216-2921-0. Radiologic Pathology Archives: Esophageal Neoplasms: Radiologic-Pathologic Correlation Rachel B. Lewis, ... Accessed 2017-07-08 Radiologic Pathology Archives: Esophageal Neoplasms: Radiologic-Pathologic Correlation Rachel B. Lewis, ...