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Cancer And Histology Notes

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Cancer and Histology Adenocarcinoma=neoplasia of epithelial tissue of glandular origin Carcinoma=neoplasia of epithelial tissue Carcinoma-in-situ=neoplasia of epithelial tissue that has not (yet) eroded through the basement membrane Squamous cell carcinoma=neoplasia of epithelial tissue of squamous cells Sarcoma=cancer of connective tissue Cancer

Histological classification/Cell type

Pancreatic

Ductal adenocarcinoma

Pancreatic (MEN1)

Insulinoma, gastrinoma, glucagonoma, non-functioning

Breast

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Non-invasive ductal carcinoma-in-situ (premalignant)

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Non-invasive lobular carcinoma-in-situ (premalignant)

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Invasive ductal carcinoma (70% of all breast cancers)

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Invasive lobular carcinoma

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Medullary carcinoma

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Colloid cancer

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Tubular cancer

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Cystadenocarcinoma

Paget's disease of the breast

Thought to be ductal carcinoma-in-situ

Kidney

Clear cell carcinoma/renal cell carcinoma (vHL)

Kidney in sickle cell trait

Renal medullary carcinoma

Bladder

Urothelial cell carcinoma/transitional cell carcinoma

Bladder (schistosomiasis)

Squamous cell carcinoma

Prostate

Adenocarcinoma

Prostatic intraepithelial neoplasia/PIN

Premalignant carcinoma-in-situ that develops into prostatic adenocarcinoma

Thyroid

Commonest: papillary thyroid cancer Second commonest: follicular thyroid cancer

Thyroid (MEN2A/B)(NF1)

Medullary thyroid cancer

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