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Epitheliomas

benign growths or malignant carcinomas that are classified according to the type of epithelial cells that are affects. MC = BCC and SCC

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Fungus haematodes

highly vascular fungating tumors of the limbs. AKA soft cancer

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Noli me tangere

a warning or prohibition against meddling/interfering

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Scirrhous

of/relating to/being a hard, slow-growing malignant tumor that has a preponderance of fibrous tissue

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Lupus

referring to wolf; the appearance, esp around nose and ears, after being disfigured by disease. A malignant ulceration often destroying the nose, face, etc.

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Colloid cancer/tumor

mucin-producing carcinoma of the breast AKA colloid carcinoma. A rare form of invasive ductal carcinoma (CA than begins in the milk duct and spreads beyond into nearby tissue). Many types of CA cells produce mucus

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Sarcoma

a malignant tumor of the connective tissue or other nonepithelial tissue