preneoplastic


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pre·ne·o·plas·tic

(prē'nē-ō-plas'tik),
Preceding the formation of any neoplasm, benign or malignant; a preneoplastic condition is not always precancerous, although the term is frequently used erroneously in that sense.
[pre- + G. neos, new, + plastikos, formative]

preneoplastic

/pre·neo·plas·tic/ (pre″ne-o-plas´tik) preceding the development of a tumor.

precancerous

adjective Referring to a lesion or process that has a high risk of becoming malignant with time.

pre·ne·o·plas·tic

(prē-nē'ō-plas'tik)
Preceding the formation of any neoplasm, benign or malignant.
[pre- + G. neos, new, + plastikos, formative]

preneoplastic

before the formation of a tumor. See also precancerous.
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Although the preneoplastic nature of CCH in familial MTC is well recognized, the preneoplastic nature and malignant potential of reactive or physiologic CCH and its role in the development of sporadic MTC is still being debated.
To further confirm the role of GSTP1 in the early stages of prostatic neoplasia, we also evaluated protein expression in preneoplastic lesions.
After preparation of paraffin-embedded blocks from samples, the slides were prepared and using Hematoxylin & Eosin (H&E) procedure, they were reviewed by a pathologist for confirming preneoplastic lesions in the studied animals (31).
The aim of this study was to determine the presence of p16INK4a expression in inflammatory, preneoplastic (dysplasias) and neoplastic lesions of the cervix, and to determine whether the presence and level of expression of p16INK4a depend on the type of pathological processes in the cervix, the grade of dysplasia of the cervical epithelium and histological type and the grade of invasive cervical cancer.
In vivo, the effect of CBD BDS was examined on the preneoplastic lesions (aberrant crypt foci), polyps and tumours induced by the carcinogenic agent azoxymethane (AOM) as well as in a xenograft model of colon cancer in mice.
All the records regarding NEHI or neuroendocrine hyperplasia of infants were intentionally omitted as NEHI is an interstitial lung disease and has not been classified as a preneoplastic lesion.
Effects of resistant starch on colonic preneoplastic aberrant crypt foci in rats.
Indole-3-carbinol and diindolylmethane induce apoptosis of human cervical cancer cells and in murine HPV16-transgenic preneoplastic cervical epithelium.
Cohorts in prevention trials are typically stratified into 2 main groups: those considered to be at average risk and those at increased risk owing to a genetic predisposition, a personal history of cancer, or evidence of preneoplastic lesions [e.
Comparison of polymerase chain reaction and catalyzed signal amplification in situ hybridization methods for human papillomavirus detection in paraffin-embedded cervical preneoplastic and neoplastic lesions.
Proliferative activity and loss of function of tumour suppressor genes as biomarkers in diagnosis and prognosis of benign and preneoplastic oral lesions and oral squamous cell carcinoma.