Adenocarcinoma

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Adenocarcinoma (plural adenocarcinomas or adenocarcinomata ) is a type of cancerous tumor that can occur in several parts of the body.wikipedia
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Esophageal cancer

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Thus invasive ductal carcinoma, the most common form of breast cancer, is adenocarcinoma but does not use the term in its name—however, esophageal adenocarcinoma does to distinguish it from the other common type of esophageal cancer, esophageal squamous cell carcinoma.
The two main sub-types of the disease are esophageal squamous-cell carcinoma (often abbreviated to ESCC), which is more common in the developing world, and esophageal adenocarcinoma (EAC), which is more common in the developed world.

Carcinoma

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Adenocarcinomas are part of the larger grouping of carcinomas, but are also sometimes called by more precise terms omitting the word, where these exist.

Pancreatic cancer

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These adenocarcinomas start within the part of the pancreas which makes digestive enzymes.

Adenoma

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Adenocarcinoma is the malignant counterpart to adenoma, which is the benign form of such tumors.
Over time adenomas may transform to become malignant, at which point they are called adenocarcinomas.

Cervical cancer

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About 90% of cervical cancer cases are squamous cell carcinomas, 10% are adenocarcinoma, and a small number are other types.

Prostate cancer

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Most prostate cancers are classified as adenocarcinomas, or glandular cancers, that begin when normal semen-secreting prostate gland cells mutate into cancer cells.

Squamous cell carcinoma

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Esophageal cancer may be due to either esophageal squamous cell carcinoma (ESCC) or adenocarcinoma (EAC).

Non-small-cell lung carcinoma

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This cancer usually is seen peripherally in the lungs, as opposed to small cell lung cancer and squamous cell lung cancer, which both tend to be more centrally located.
The most common types of NSCLC are squamous cell carcinoma, large cell carcinoma, and adenocarcinoma, but there are several other types that occur less frequently.

Pancreas

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Pancreatic cancers, particularly the most common type, pancreatic adenocarcinoma, remain very difficult to treat, and are mostly diagnosed only at a stage that is too late for surgery, which is the only curative treatment.

Stomach cancer

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The most common cancers of the stomach are adenocarcinomas but other histological types have been reported.

Cholangiocarcinoma

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It is typically an adenocarcinoma (a cancer that forms glands or secretes mucin).

Clear-cell adenocarcinoma

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Clear-cell adenocarcinoma is a type of adenocarcinoma that shows clear cells.

Colorectal cancer

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The vast majority of colorectal cancers are adenocarcinomas.
The most common form of colon cancer is adenocarcinoma.

Fetal adenocarcinoma

Fetal adenocarcinoma (FA) of the lung is a rare subtype of pulmonary adenocarcinoma that exhibits tissue architecture and cell characteristics that resemble fetal lung tissue upon microscopic examination.

Pap test

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Adenocarcinoma of the cervix has not been shown to be prevented by Pap tests.

Small-cell carcinoma

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This cancer usually is seen peripherally in the lungs, as opposed to small cell lung cancer and squamous cell lung cancer, which both tend to be more centrally located.
When it is found with one or more differentiated forms of lung cancer, such as squamous cell carcinoma or adenocarcinoma, the malignant tumor is then diagnosed and classified as a combined small cell lung carcinoma (c-SCLC).

Adenocarcinoma in situ of the lung

bronchioloalveolar carcinomaalveolar cell carcinomain situ adenocarcinoma of the lung
A subtype of adenocarcinoma, the bronchioloalveolar carcinoma, is more common in female never-smokers, and may have a better long-term survival.
AIS is considered a pre-invasive malignant lesion that, after further mutation and progression, is thought to progress into an invasive adenocarcinoma.

Mucin

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Increased mucin production occurs in many adenocarcinomas, including cancers of the pancreas, lung, breast, ovary, colon and other tissues.

Cancer

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Adenocarcinoma (plural adenocarcinomas or adenocarcinomata ) is a type of cancerous tumor that can occur in several parts of the body.

Epithelium

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It is defined as neoplasia of epithelial tissue that has glandular origin, glandular characteristics, or both.

Gland

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It is defined as neoplasia of epithelial tissue that has glandular origin, glandular characteristics, or both.

Invasive carcinoma of no special type

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Thus invasive ductal carcinoma, the most common form of breast cancer, is adenocarcinoma but does not use the term in its name—however, esophageal adenocarcinoma does to distinguish it from the other common type of esophageal cancer, esophageal squamous cell carcinoma.

Breast cancer

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Thus invasive ductal carcinoma, the most common form of breast cancer, is adenocarcinoma but does not use the term in its name—however, esophageal adenocarcinoma does to distinguish it from the other common type of esophageal cancer, esophageal squamous cell carcinoma.

Usage (language)

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In the most specific usage (narrowest sense), the glandular origin or traits are exocrine; endocrine gland tumors, such as a VIPoma, an insulinoma, or a pheochromocytoma, are typically not referred to as adenocarcinomas but rather are often called neuroendocrine tumors.