mucinous adenocarcinoma

Invasive mucinous carcinoma of the breast

What is invasive mucinous carcinoma of the breast? Invasive mucinous carcinoma is a type of breast cancer where the tumour cells are surrounded by a thick fluid called mucin. In order to be called mucinous carcinoma, at least 90% of the tumour needs to be made up of mucin. The tumour starts from cells normally …
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Mucinous adenocarcinoma of the colon and rectum

What is colorectal mucinous adenocarcinoma? Colorectal mucinous adenocarcinoma is a type of colon cancer. In order to make this diagnosis, at least 50% of the tumour must be made up of extracellular mucin. Mucinous adenocarcinoma accounts for approximately 10 to 20% of all colon cancers in adults. Compared to other types of colon cancer, mucinous …
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Mucinous carcinoma of the ovary

What is mucinous carcinoma of the ovary? Mucinous carcinoma is a type of ovarian cancer. It develops from the tissue on the inside of the ovary. The tumour is usually made up of many small spaces. Pathologists call these spaces cysts. The walls of the cysts can be thin or thick and more solid areas may be …
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