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Carcinogenesis MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Carcinogenesis
Tree Number(s)
C04.697.098
C23.550.727.098
Unique ID
D063646
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D063646
Scope Note
The origin, production or development of cancer through genotypic and phenotypic changes which upset the normal balance between cell proliferation and cell death. Carcinogenesis generally requires a constellation of steps, which may occur quickly or over a period of many years.
Entry Term(s)
Oncogenesis
Tumorigenesis
NLM Classification #
QZ 203
Previous Indexing
Cell Transformation, Neoplastic (1963-2013)
Public MeSH Note
2014; for TUMORIGENESIS and ONCOGENESIS see CELL TRANSFORMATION, NEOPLASTIC 2012-2013
History Note
2014; for TUMORIGENESIS and ONCOGENESIS see CELL TRANSFORMATION, NEOPLASTIC 2012-2013
Date Established
2014/01/01
Date of Entry
2013/07/08
Revision Date
2018/06/29
Carcinogenesis Preferred
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