invasive carcinoma

in·va·sive car·ci·no·ma

a neoplasm in which collections of epithelial cells infiltrate or destroy the surrounding tissue.

invasive carcinoma

a malignant neoplasm composed of epithelial cells that infiltrate and destroy surrounding tissues and may metastasize.

in·va·sive car·ci·no·ma

(in-vā'siv kahr'si-nō'mă)
Carcinoma that has spread from its site of origin to adjacent tissues by direct extension.
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10) This approach is commonly employed by surgeons in the treatment of ductal carcinoma in situ of the breast which, like CAH, is a stage 0 cancer that can be associated with invasive carcinoma on final pathology.
It covers sampling and preparation technique, fixation, and staining; principles of interpretation; the normal breast; the cytology of inflammatory and reactive changes; the epidemiology, histological features, and cytology of cystic, epithelial proliferative, and fibroepithelial lesions, invasive carcinoma, and other breast neoplasms; assessment of the lymph node status; and ancillary techniques.
Lobular carcinoma in situ (LCIS) was described by Foote and Stewart (1) more than 75 years ago as an in situ disease affecting multiple lobules and terminal ducts that is associated with a type of invasive carcinoma that is "peculiar and somewhat obscure.
AgNOR polymorphism association with squamous intraepithelial lesions and invasive carcinoma with HPV infection.
Complete excision of tumor and prolonged follow-up are advised because recurrence and transformation to invasive carcinoma may occur.
Patients with an accompanying diagnosis of invasive carcinoma were excluded from the study group, as were those with incomplete records.
Although it was previously thought of as an insitu lesion but the demonstration of lack of myoepithelial layer at the lesion's periphery and the report of lung metastasis in patient with EPC3 have led to the presumption that these tumours may represent a low grade or indolent form of invasive carcinoma.
The invasive carcinoma consists of irregular glands and cords of cells that frequently elicit a prominent desmoplastic reaction.
We observed a significant decrease in E-cadherin membrane expression from dysplasia to carcinoma in situ to invasive carcinoma and a significant increase in vimentin expression with progression of the tumor.
Neurosecretory granules in small cell invasive carcinoma of the urinary bladder.
The core-biopsy of the breast lump identified an invasive carcinoma NST of the breast.
This is a retrospective study which evaluated all cases of invasive carcinoma of breast received in the UPR-School of Medicine Immunoperoxidase Laboratory, from 2008 to 2010, for which ER and PR hormonal receptors and HER-2 oncoprotein analysis were performed for clinical assessment.

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