solid malignancy

solid malignancy

A generic term for a non-haematological (blood-borne) malignancy—i.e., not a lymphoma, leukaemia or myeloma—which includes carcinoma (adenocarcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma, neuroendocrine carcinoma, etc.), melanoma, sarcoma, glioma, teratoma, mesothelioma, etc. In the UK, solid malignancies are the therapeutic specialty of medical oncologists who treat them with chemotherapy, biological response modifiers and other poisons.
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Evaluation of haemostatic abnormalities among Sudanese patients with haematologic and solid malignancy.
Primary testicular cancer is the most common solid malignancy in men between the ages of 20 and 45; it is rare in patients under 15 and over 60.
solid malignancy was more frequent in cases of blastomycosis.
Bladder cancer is the fourth most common solid malignancy in men and the fifth most common overall, with an estimated 70,000 new cases and more than 14,000 deaths expected this year alone in the United States.