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endocrine cancer Bösartige Neubildung: Endokrine Drüse, nicht näher bezeichnet
Endocrine Gland Neoplasms definition: Tumors or cancer of the ENDOCRINE GLANDS.
endocrine neoplasm definition: new abnormal endocrine gland tissue that grows by excessive cellular division and proliferation more rapidly than normal and continues to grow after the stimuli that initiated the new growth cease.
Endocrine Neoplasm definition: A benign or malignant neoplasm arising from the epithelial cells of an endocrine organ. --2003
endocrine cancer definition: Cancer that occurs in endocrine tissue, the tissue in the body that secretes hormones.
Malignant Endocrine Neoplasm definition: A malignant neoplasm affecting the endocrine glands. Representative examples include thyroid gland carcinoma, parathyroid gland carcinoma, pituitary gland carcinoma, and adrenal cortex carcinoma.
Carcinoma, Islet Cell definition: A primary malignant neoplasm of the pancreatic ISLET CELLS. Usually it involves the non-INSULIN-producing cell types, the PANCREATIC ALPHA CELLS and the pancreatic delta cells (SOMATOSTATIN-SECRETING CELLS) in GLUCAGONOMA and SOMATOSTATINOMA, respectively.
islet cell cancer definition: (EYE-let) Cancer arising from cells in the islets of Langerhans, which are found in the pancreas. Also called endocrine cancer.
Pancreatic Endocrine Carcinoma definition: A malignant endocrine neoplasm arising from the islets of Langerhans.