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  Neoplasm definition - Medical Dictionary definitions of popular medical terms
The word neoplasm is not synonymous with cancer.
The word neoplasm literally means a new growth, from the Greek neo-, new + plasma, that which is formed, or a growth = a new growth.
Cancer - Learn about cancer types, disease statistics, facts, and survival rates, and get information about how malignant tumors (cancerous growths) metastasize or spread.
www.medterms.com /script/main/art.asp?articlekey=4526   (124 words)

  
  neoplasm on Encyclopedia.com
For example, fibromas are neoplasms of fibrous connective tissue, and melanomas are abnormal growths of pigment (melanin) cells.
In practice it is not always possible to determine the degree of malignancy, and it may be difficult even to determine whether particular tumor tissue is benign or malignant.
Partial maxillectomy for malignant neoplasms of para nasal sinuses and hard palate.
www.encyclopedia.com /html/n1/neoplasm.asp   (680 words)

  
 Laguna Medical Systems
The morphology of a metastatic neoplasm is the same as that of the primary neoplasm.
Exceptions to this are lymphatic and hematopoietic neoplasms, malignant melanoma of the skin, and some common tumors of bone, uterus, and ovary.
If a specific neoplasm diagnosis indicates which column of the Neoplasm Table is appropriate and does not delineate a specific type of tumor, the table may be consulted directly.
www.lagunamedsys.com /EdgeArchive/TCEAA39_1.htm   (1913 words)

  
 24.4   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
NEOPLASMS, POST-TRAUMATIC should be indexed IM for articles on post-traumatic neoplasms in humans, but should be made NIM for articles on studies in experimental animals unless discussed as a model of trauma-induced tumors in humans.
Neoplasm antigens are compounds on the surface of tumor cells which lead to the formation of antibodies.
Articles on such antigens and/or antibodies should be indexed as the /immunol of the neoplasm, coordinated with the compound and the appropriate antigen or antibody term (unless the term for the compound is an indention).
www.nlm.nih.gov /mesh/indexingmanual/24_4.htm   (3918 words)

  
 Chapter 05 Terms   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Assessment of the degree of anaplasia in a malignant neoplasm.
A benign neoplasm of lymph vessels; lymph- = lymph.
A compound neoplasm; a neoplasms in which the parenchyma and stroma are neoplastic.
www.usc.edu /hsc/dental/PTHL312abc/312a/05/dfs_terms.html   (698 words)

  
 Medical Dictionary: Neoplasm - CureResearch.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Introduction: Neoplasm is a medical term that refers to a new growth of cells.
The main use of the term neoplasm is in medical statistics that categorize deaths or other events, in which case neoplasm is typically the category that includes cancer statistics.
A "benign neoplasm" usually refers to a benign tumor (non-cancerous$), whereas a "malignant neoplasm" usually refers to a cancerous tumor (i.e.
www.cureresearch.com /medical/neoplasm.htm   (412 words)

  
 A 71-year-old man with spindle-cell neoplasm of unknown origin: A difficult-to-diagnose clear-cell sarcoma
Whether the neoplasm (in the original specimen) infiltrated or arose within an axillary lymph node as opposed to its development as a distinct neoplasm in the axillary region is unclear.
Histopathologically, these neoplasms are recognized by their location (usually in close proximity to vascular structures), and their cellular morphology, with epithelioid cells containing clear but faintly eosinophilic cytoplasm.
Histopathologically, these neoplasms are recognized by their location (usually in close proximity to vascular structures), and by cellular morphology, with epithelioid cells containing clear but faintly eosinophilic cytoplasm.
dermatology.cdlib.org /101/case_reports/spindle/spencer.html   (2688 words)

  
 eMedicine - Pancreas, Mucinous Cystic Neoplasm : Article by Ali Nawaz Khan, MBBS, FRCP, FRCR   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Accurate diagnosis for a cystic neoplasm of the pancreas is therefore important, as treatment depends on the tumor type because of variations in the biology and natural history of the lesions.
Cystic neoplasms of the pancreas are an increasing entity.
Mucinous cystic neoplasms of the pancreas: radiologic-pathologic correlation.
www.emedicine.com /radio/topic518.htm   (11085 words)

  
 Laguna Medical Systems
neoplasms are composed of tumor cells that can invade surrounding structures or distant organs.
neoplasms are tumors which do not invade adjacent structures or spread to distant sites.
These neoplasms are given the fourth digit assignment of 8.
www.lagunamedsys.com /edgearchive/feature081597.htm   (1858 words)

  
 Patent 6,534,479
Disclosed is a method of inhibiting a neoplasm in a mammal, the method includes administering to the mammal a therapeutically effective amount of recombinant human alpha-fetoprotein.
Preferably, the neoplasm is a malignant tumor (e.g., a breast tumor or a prostate tumor); and the recombinant human alpha-fetoprotein is produced in a prokaryotic cell (e.g., E. coli) and is unglycosylated.
In general, a cell of a neoplasm has been released from its normal cell division control, i.e., a cell whose growth is not regulated by the ordinary biochemical and physical influences in the cellular environment.
www.pharmcast.com /Patents/Yr2003/Mar2003/031803/6534479_Cancer031803.htm   (1466 words)

  
 Medical Dictionary: Malignant Neoplasm - WrongDiagnosis.com
Whereas "neo" means new and "plasm" refers to cells, the word neoplasm refers to abnormal overgrowth of cells rather than healthy new cell growth.
Malignant Neoplasm: Malignant Neoplasm is listed as a type of (or associated with) the following medical conditions in our database: All Disease Categories, Chronic Illness, Tumor Malignant Neoplasm (medical condition): Abnormal overgrowth of body cells.
Malignant Neoplasm (medical condition): Cancer is caused by an abnormal overgrowth of cells with more than 100 cancer subtypes depending on which cell grows.
www.wrongdiagnosis.com /medical/malignant_neoplasm.htm   (585 words)

  
 Article : PAPILLARY CYSTIC NEOPLASM OF THE PANCREAS ; Author : L UPRETI ; Co-Author(s) : S KUMAR, S K BHARGAVA, V ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Histopathological examination of the resected tumor was consistent with papillary cystic neoplasm of the pancreas.
The incidence of this neoplasm has been reported to be between 0.17% and 2.5% [2].
To conclude, papillary cystic neoplasm of the pancreas is a rare low-grade malignant lesion, which most often present in young women with few clinical symptoms.
www.ijri.org /articles/archives/20011103/letter03.htm   (1167 words)

  
 Statements of Principles - malignant neoplasm of the brain - reasonable hypothesis
(b) For the purposes of this Statement of Principles, "malignant neoplasm of the brain" means a primary malignant neoplasm arising from the cells of the brain, including neuroepithelial tumour and germ cell tumour, but excluding nerve sheath tumour, soft tissue sarcoma, lymphoma, carcinoid tumour, pituitary tumour or tumour of meningeal tissue.
Paragraph 5(e) applies only to material contribution to, or aggravation of, malignant neoplasm of the brain where the person’s malignant neoplasm of the brain was suffered or contracted before or during (but not arising out of) the person’s relevant service; paragraph 8(1)(e), 9(1)(e), 70(5)(d) or 70(5A)(d) of the Act refers.
"death from malignant neoplasm of the brain" in relation to a person includes death from a terminal event or condition that was contributed to by the person’s malignant neoplasm of the brain;
www.dva.gov.au /pensions/statemnt/b030rh.htm   (712 words)

  
 Cahaba GBA - 213 - PLATELET COUNTS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Neoplasm of uncertain behavior of stomach, intestines, and rectum (03/06/98)
Neoplasm of uncertain behavior of liver and biliary passages (03/06/98)
Neoplasm of uncertain behavior of retroperitoneum and peritoneum (03/06/98)
www.gamedicare.com /Policies/213.htm   (1162 words)

  
 CancerGuide: The Biopsy Report: A Patient's Guide
For instance, a type of intestinal metaplasia of the stomach (in which columnar epithelium of the intestinal type replaces that of the gastric type) is considered a risk factor for the subsequent development of cancer of the stomach.
Malignant neoplasms, or "cancers," are those whose natural history (i.e., behavior if untreated) is to cause the death of the patient.
In referring to neoplasms, benign ones are typically referred to by a word, the prefix of which refers to the organ or tissue of origin, followed by the suffix "-oma." For example, leiomyoma, osteoma, chondroma, adenoma, and hemangioma, refer to benign neoplasms of smooth muscle, bone, cartilage, glandular tissue, and blood vessel tissue, respectively.
cancerguide.org /pathology.html   (4235 words)

  
 Cystic Ovarian Neoplasm?
The report reads: "It has a multicystic appearance, which either represents multiple simple cysts abutting one another or possibly a multiseptated cystic mass...four that appear to be simple cysts, but another couple having the appearance of a cyst with a thin septation.
I had another US with my GYN yesterday which showed no change, and he wants me to have another in 30 days and says that I will probably need to have the cysts removed.
Dear Sukigirl, Findings from an ultrasound can be more or less suspicious of a cancer problem, but does not able to diagnose specifically what this is. Ovarian neoplasm is another way of saying ovarian cancer, so this is a possibility but with an ultrasound it is only a suspicion not a diagnosis.
www.medhelp.org /perl6/OvarianCancer/messages/974a.html   (244 words)

  
 Papillary Cystic Neoplasm of the Pancreas (Case Report and Review of Literature   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Papillary cystic neoplasm of the pancreas is an interesting but a rare neoplasm of the pancreas.
Cystic neoplasms of the pancreas are an interesting heterogeneous group of pathologic entities.
Papillary cystic neoplasms of the pancreas possibly originate from the primordial primitive cells and lack definite endocrine or exocrine differentiation.
www.bhj.org /journal/2001_4304_oct/case_574.htm   (1877 words)

  
 Statements of Principles - Malignant neoplasm of the lung - balance of probability   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
(b) For the purposes of this Statement of Principles, "malignant neoplasm of the lung" means a primary malignant neoplasm of the trachea, bronchus or lung, attracting ICD-10-AM code C33 or C34, but excluding soft tissue sarcoma, non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, Hodgkin’s disease and malignant neoplasm of the pleura.
Paragraph 5(w) applies only to material contribution to, or aggravation of, malignant neoplasm of the lung where the person’s malignant neoplasm of the lung was suffered or contracted before or during (but not arising out of) the person’s relevant service; paragraph 8(1)(e), 9(1)(e) or 70(5)(d) of the Act refers.
"death from malignant neoplasm of lung" in relation to a person includes death from a terminal event or condition that was contributed to by the person’s malignant neoplasm of the lung;
www.dva.gov.au /pensions/statemnt/b004bp.htm   (1633 words)

  
 Pancreatic mucinous cystic neoplasm

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This category of neoplasms includes a spectrum ranging from relatively benign to very aggressive tumors and in fact were once divided into separate categories named "macrocystic adenomas" and "macrocystic adenocarcinomas", however since all these lesions have malignant potential, they have now been reclassified as one.
Patients are typically between 40 and 60 years of age at the time of presentation, and there is a strong female predilection 6:1.
These neoplasm contain mucin which gives them their name.
brighamrad.harvard.edu /Cases/mcr/hcache/222/full.html   (289 words)

  
 Neoplasia
Skin tags:  in Veterinary Medicine is not a benign neoplasm but a focal epithelial hyperplasia of skin (code requested per Forum 12/04).
Neoplasm of Uncertain Behavior of Lymph Nodes (disorder) 94921006
Neoplasm of Uncertain Behavior of Soft Tissue of Axilla (disorder) 95091009
www.vmdb.org /Guidelines/neoplasia_guidelines_071105.htm   (751 words)

  
 The MSDS HyperGlossary: Neoplasm
A neoplasm is an abnormal growth of tissue that has no useful function.
Neoplasms may be benign (no ability to spread to other parts of the body) or malignant (cancerous).
Limit your exposure to chemicals that are known to cause neoplasms (tumors).
www.ilpi.com /msds/ref/neoplasm.html   (246 words)

  
 CIGNA Medicare Part B - ID LMRP 96-024-02 - Immunoassay For Tumor Antigen   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Malignant neoplasm of the liver and intrahepatic bile ducts
Secondary malignant neoplasm of liver, specified as secondary
Neoplasm of uncertain behavior of stomach, intestines and rectum
www.cignamedicare.com /partb/lmrp/id/id9602402.html   (1062 words)

  
 Medical Dictionary: Benign Neoplasm - WrongDiagnosis.com
Benign Neoplasm: Another name for Benign Tumors (or close medical condition association).
Benign Neoplasm (medical condition): A tumor or growth that remains localized; not always harmless.
Benign Neoplasm (medical condition): A benign tumor is one that does not spread or "metastasize" to other parts of the body; a "malignant tumor" is one that does.
www.wrongdiagnosis.com /medical/benign_neoplasm.htm   (350 words)

  
 ICD-9-CM 179   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Malignant neoplasm of contiguous or overlapping sites of ovary and other uterine adnexa whose point of origin cannot be determined
Malignant neoplasm of contiguous or overlapping sites of penis and other male genital organs whose point of origin cannot be determined
Malignant neoplasm of contiguous or overlapping sites of kidney and other urinary organs whose point of origin cannot be determined
www.tpmm.com /services/ICD9/1tabular179.html   (219 words)

  
 ASCO - South Carolina - CAC Final LMRP   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Malignant neoplasm of nipple and areola of female breast
Malignant neoplasm of upper-inner quadrant of female breast
Malignant neoplasm of axillary tail of female breast
www.asco.org /ac/1,1003,_12-002393-00_18-0018517,00.asp?state=SC   (879 words)

  
 HGSA Medical Policy: A-15B - Anesthesia For Intraoral Procedures   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Benign neoplasm of lip, oral cavity, and pharynx
Neoplasm of uncertain behavior of digestive and respiratory systems, lip oral cavity and pharynx
Neoplasm of uncertain behavior, lip, oral cavity, and pharynx
www.hgsa.com /professionals/policy/a15b.html   (1087 words)

  
 AllRefer.com - neoplasm (Pathology) - Encyclopedia
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neoplasm or tumor, tissue composed of cells that grow in an abnormal way.
Normal tissue is growth-limited, i.e., cell reproduction is equal to cell death.
reference.allrefer.com /encyclopedia/N/neoplasm.html   (445 words)

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