mismatch repair

Mismatch repair proteins (MMR)

What are mismatch repair proteins? Mismatch repair proteins (MMR) are a system inside all normal, healthy cells for fixing mistakes in our genetic material (DNA). The system is made up of different proteins and the four most common are called MSH2, MSH6, MLH1, and PMS2. The four MMR proteins MSH2, MSH6, MLH1, and PMS2 work …
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Adenocarcinoma of the stomach

What is adenocarcinoma of the stomach? Adenocarcinoma is a type of stomach cancer. The tumour starts from the cells that line the inside of the stomach. In many cases, adenocarcinoma starts from a pre-cancerous condition called intestinal metaplasia. Intestinal metaplasia occurs when tissue that lines the inside of the stomach becomes damaged and is replaced …
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Endometrioid carcinoma of the ovary

About this article: This article was created by doctors to help you read and understand your pathology report for endometrioid carcinoma of the ovary. If you have any questions about this article or your pathology report, please contact us. What is endometrioid carcinoma of the ovary? Endometrioid carcinoma is a type of cancer that starts …
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