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Carcinoma

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A carcinoma is a cancerous tumour that starts in tissues covering or lining various organs of the body or in glands, such as skin, uterus, prostate, breast, or stomach. Carcinomas tend to infiltrate into nearby tissues. They may also spread to distant organs such as lung, bone, liver, or the brain. Carcinomas are the most common type of cancer.

Source: GreenFacts

Related words:

Adenocarcinoma - Cancer - Skin cancer

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Español: Carcinoma

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