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Cecum carcinoma

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Concept ID:
Neoplastic Process
Synonyms: caecum carcinoma; carcinoma of caecum; Carcinoma of cecum; Carcinoma of Cecum; carcinoma of cecum; Carcinoma of the Cecum; carcinoma of the cecum; Cecal Cancer; Cecal Carcinoma; Cecum Carcinoma; cecum carcinoma
SNOMED CT: Carcinoma of cecum (255081007)
Monarch Initiative: MONDO:0006029


A malignant epithelial neoplasm that arises from the cecum and invades through the muscularis mucosa into the submucosa. The vast majority are adenocarcinomas. [from NCI]

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Eur J Cancer 2017 Oct;84:69-80. Epub 2017 Aug 5 doi: 10.1016/j.ejca.2017.07.016. PMID: 28787661Free PMC Article
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Oncologist 2017 Sep;22(9):1107-1116. Epub 2017 Jun 29 doi: 10.1634/theoncologist.2017-0081. PMID: 28663356Free PMC Article

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