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 does carcinoma mean? Carcinoma is a type of cancer that starts from specialized epithelial cells that cover the outside or inside surfaces of an organ. Carcinoma can start anywhere in the body where epithelial cells are normally found including the skin, breast, lungs, oral cavity, esophagus, stomach, colon, prostate, bladder, ovary, uterus, and cervix. …
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