• 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)
  • actinic
  • With a strong portfolio of approved products and a robust pipeline of treatments in development for conditions including psoriasis, eczema and actinic (solar) keratosis, LEO Pharma is one of the leading dermatology companies in the U.S. and the world. (medindia.net)
  • 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)
  • lichen
  • Oral submucous fibrosis and lichen planus, which are generally accepted to be precancerous conditions, appear to be related to the habit of chewing paan. (wikipedia.org)
  • The following factors have been associated with VIN: HPV (Human Papilloma Virus) HSV-2 (Herpes simplex Virus - Type 2) Smoking Immunosuppression Chronic vulvar irritation Conditions such as Lichen Sclerosus The patient may have no symptoms, or local symptomatology including itching, burning, and pain. (wikipedia.org)
  • risk
  • 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)
  • 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)