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Brush Biopsy

The passing of a catheter with bristles on it into an organ to remove cells for examination

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Needle Biopsy or fine needle aspirate (FNA)

Any biopsy in which cells are aspirated through a needle

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Exfoliate biopsy

Biopsy in which cells are scraped off of the skin for elevation

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Histopathology

The microscopic study of the structure, composition, and function of tissues

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Radiographs

Records of ionizing radiation used to visualize internal body structures. Radiographs are taken in oncology patients to assess the extent of some tumors or to check for metastases.

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Touch preps

Collections of cells on a glass slide pressed against a part of the mass. ltrahe slide is then examined under the microscope

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Utrasound

Imaging of internal body structures by recording echoes of sound waves

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Adenocarcinoma

Malignant growth of epithelial grandular tissue

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Blastoma

Neoplasm composed of immature undifferentiated cells

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Blast/o

Immature cells

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Hemangioma

Benign neoplasm composed of newly formed blood vessels

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Hemangiosarcoma

Malignant tumor of vascular tissue

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Leiomyosarcoma

Malignant tumor of smooth muscle

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Lymphoma (lym-fo-ma) or lymphosarcoma (LSA)

General term for neoplasm composed of lymphoid tissue (usually malignant)

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Mass cell tumor (MCT)

Malignant growth of tissue mass cells (cells that release histamine). Associated with vomiting, anorexia, and various signs, depending on the tissue involved.

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Melanoma

Neoplasm composed of melanin-pigmented cells

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Myeloma

Malignant neoplasm composed of bone marrow

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Myosarcoma

Malignant neoplasm composed of muscle

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Myxoma

Tumor of connective tissue

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neuroblastoma

malignant neoplasm of nervous tissue origin

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Osteosarcoma

Malignant neoplasm composed of bone

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Rhabdomyosarcoma

Malignant tumor of striated muscle

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Squamous cell carcinoma (SCC)

Malignant tumor developed form squamous epithelial tissue

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