transitional cell cancer

Cancer that forms in transitional cells in the lining of the bladder, ureter, or renal pelvis (the part of the kidney that collects, holds, and drains urine). Transitional cells are cells that can change shape and stretch without breaking apart.

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  • stage I transitional cell cancer of the renal pelvis and ureter — Cancer has spread through the lining of the renal pelvis and/or ureter, into the layer of connective tissue …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • stage II transitional cell cancer of the renal pelvis and ureter — Cancer has spread through the layer of connective tissue to the muscle layer of the renal pelvis and/or ureter …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • stage III transitional cell cancer of the renal pelvis and ureter — Cancer has spread either (1) to the layer of fat outside the renal pelvis and/or ureter; or (2) into the wall of the kidney …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • stage IV transitional cell cancer of the renal pelvis and ureter — Cancer has spread to a nearby organ and/or to the layer of fat surrounding the kidney …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • transitional cell — A cell that varies in shape depending on whether the tissue is being stretched. Transitional cells may be stretched without breaking apart. They line hollow organs such as the bladder …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • Transitional cell carcinoma — Infobox Disease Name = PAGENAME Caption = Histopathology of urothelial carcinoma of the urinary bladder. Transurethral biopsy. H E stain. DiseasesDB = ICD10 = ICD9 = ICDO = 8120 8130 OMIM = MedlinePlus = eMedicineSubj = med eMedicineTopic = 2003… …   Wikipedia

  • transitional cell carcinoma — a form of cancer that affects the urothelium, which lines the urinary collecting system of the kidney, ureters, bladder, and most of the urethra. It is the most common type of bladder cancer …   Medical dictionary

  • transitional cell carcinoma — a form of cancer that affects the urothelium, which lines the urinary collecting system of the kidney, ureters, bladder, and most of the urethra. It is the most common type of bladder cancer …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • stage 0 transitional cell carcinoma in situ of the renal pelvis and ureter — Abnormal cells are found in tissue lining the inside of the renal pelvis or ureter. These abnormal cells may become cancer and spread into nearby normal tissue. Stage 0 is divided into stages 0a (papillary carcinoma) and 0is (carcinoma in situ),… …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • Cancer De La Vessie — La paroi interne de la vessie est tapissée de cellules transitionnelles qui sont à l origine de la plupart des cancers de la vessie. L évolution et la prise en charge dépend beaucoup du caractère invasif de la tumeur. On distingue le cancer… …   Wikipédia en Français


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