neoplasia neoplasia


  • (n) the pathological process that results in the formation and growth of a tumor


  • Mouse study identifies enzyme with key role in precancerous lesions

    In a new study, researchers led by a molecular biologist at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), report two breakthroughs in understanding those lesions and their role in pancreatic cancer: the development of the first mouse model that simulates a precursor lesion called intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasia (IPMN), and the identification of an enzyme, Brg1, that appears to ...
    on February 24, 2014     Source: National Cancer Institute

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