carcinoma

Sarcomatoid

What does sarcomatoid mean? Sarcomatoid is a word used to describe cancer cells that look similar to the cells found in a type of cancer called sarcoma. However, sarcomatoid cells are not true sarcoma cells and the tumour is usually another type of cancer called a carcinoma. Sarcomatoid is not a diagnosis. It is a …
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Carcinoma

What is carcinoma? Carcinoma is the name given to a group of cancers that develop from specialized epithelial cells found on the surface of a tissue. These cells are normally found throughout the body. There are many different types of carcinomas and each type looks different when examined under the microscope. Types of carcinoma Squamous …
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