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  • neoplasms
  • Bert Vogelstein and his colleagues discovered that almost all of the precancerous cysts (intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasms) of the pancreas have mutations in the KRAS and/or the GNAS gene. (wikipedia.org)
  • cancers
  • In pilot test in a clinical setting, the endoscopist was able to use the EPSS tool during biopsies to successfully detect and map sites of numerous invisible precancerous cancers that would have otherwise been missed using the current biopsy standards. (oncologynurseadvisor.com)
  • severe
  • Carcinoma in situ is the most severe type of precancerous change. (cancer.ca)
  • Born in Bridgwater, Somerset, Dukes was educated at Caterham School and graduated with an M.D. thesis entitled Effect of severe haemorrhage and shock on the condition of the blood from the University of Edinburgh in 1914. (wikipedia.org)
  • test
  • In 2011, scientists at Johns Hopkins reported that they have developed a gene-based test that can be used to distinguish harmless from precancerous pancreatic cysts. (wikipedia.org)
  • human
  • Infection with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) or other conditions that weaken the immune system. (nyhq.org)
  • People
  • People with certain rare conditions that make the skin very sensitive to the sun's UV rays, such as albinism and xeroderma pigmentosum (XP), are at very high risk. (nyhq.org)
  • Malignancy
  • Malignancy (from Latin male, meaning 'badly', and -gnus, meaning 'born') is the tendency of a medical condition to become progressively worse. (wikipedia.org)
  • Uses of "malignant" in oncology: Malignancy, malignant neoplasm and malignant tumor are synonymous with cancer Malignant ascites Malignant transformation Non-oncologic disorders referred to as "malignant": Malignant hypertension Malignant hyperthermia Malignant otitis externa Malignant tertian malaria (malaria caused specifically by Plasmodium falciparum) Neuroleptic malignant syndrome Precancerous condition Wilkins, E. M. 2009. (wikipedia.org)
  • research
  • Lawson was later awarded a Doctorate in Medicine for his research into the best ways of treating Papuan children suffering from a range of infectious conditions, including pneumonia, diarrhoeal disease and meningitis. (wikipedia.org)
  • health
  • There are serious health risks to those living in fuel poverty, as not being able to heat your home properly means cold and damp can contribute to respiratory illnesses, hypothermia and issues affecting vulnerable people who already have underlying health conditions. (thehealthwell.info)
  • common
  • A U.S.-based survey of women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), a common condition characterized by reproductive and metabolic problems, points to distrust and lack of social support from healthcare providers as major contributing factors in their negative medical care experiences, according to a new study published in the Endocrine Society's Journal of the Endocrine Society. (medicalnewser.com)