Carcinoma

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Medical Definition of Carcinoma

Carcinoma: Cancer that begins in the skin or in tissues that line or cover body organs. Examples are carcinoma of the breast, colon, liver, lung, pancreas, prostate, or stomach.


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Reviewed on 5/13/2016

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