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Carcinoma MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Carcinoma
Tree Number(s)
C04.557.470.200
Unique ID
D002277
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D002277
Annotation
do not use for "cancer" routinely: use only for carcinoma as a histological type; coordinate with precoordinated organ/neoplasm term; entry term CARCINOMA, ANAPLASTIC: do not coordinate with ANAPLASIA unless anaplasia is particularly discussed
Scope Note
A malignant neoplasm made up of epithelial cells tending to infiltrate the surrounding tissues and give rise to metastases. It is a histological type of neoplasm and not a synonym for "cancer."
Entry Term(s)
Carcinoma, Anaplastic
Carcinoma, Spindle-Cell
Carcinoma, Undifferentiated
Carcinomatosis
Epithelial Neoplasms, Malignant
Epithelial Tumors, Malignant
Epithelioma
Malignant Epithelial Neoplasms
Neoplasms, Malignant Epithelial
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2017/06/20
Carcinoma Preferred
Carcinoma, Undifferentiated Related
Carcinoma, Anaplastic Related
Carcinoma, Spindle-Cell Narrower
Carcinomatosis Narrower
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