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  • n  any malignant tumor derived from epithelial tissue; one of the four major types of cancer

  • Tamoxifen reduces the risk of noninvasive breast cancers (ductal carcinoma in situ and lobular carcinoma in situ), while raloxifene does not.
  • They call these changes "carcinoma in situ" (literally "cancer in place," as distinct from cancer that has spread).
  • No conclusion can be drawn about the cancer-preventive activity of topical use of sunscreens against basal-cell carcinoma and cutaneous melanoma.
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  • Michael Prue in
    As a person who has had basal cell carcinoma and has had it zapped it from my chest from too much sun, I appreciate very much that those tanning beds should not be there for people under 18,Prue said.
  • Kari Stefansson in Reuters
    Exposure to the sun has no direct impact on the genes, which add to the total risk of basal cell carcinoma,Stefansson said.
  • Michelle Malkin in
    Research into the role of inflammation in hepatocellular carcinoma, a type of liver cancer, is very important because inflammation is one of the first lines of defense mobilized by the immune system in response to tissue injury or infection. A... Elias Zerhouni WebWire (press release) Aug 14, 2006 15115 20921 card-playing What it is is a washed-up pop star's crass exploitation of post-9/11 race-card-playing by Arab-American apologists for terror," conservative columnist Michelle Malkin wrote in her weblog.

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