Definition of Small cell carcinoma
1. Noun. Highly malignant carcinoma composed of small round or egg-shaped cells with little cytoplasm; lung cancers are frequently oat cell carcinomas.
Medical Definition of Small cell carcinoma
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Literary usage of Small cell carcinoma
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1. Biological Weapons: The Threat Posed by Terrorists (2000)
"... the incidence rate of atypia was significantly higher (p less than 0.01) in cases of squamous cell carcinoma than those of small cell carcinoma Weiss, ..."
2. The Health Consequences of Smoking: Cancer and Chronic Lung Disease in the by DIANE Publishing Company (1995)
"However, when histologic types were considered separately, laborers had higher odds ratios for small-cell carcinoma (OR 2.47, p<0.05) and squamous cell ..."
3. Gulf War And Health by Carolyn Fulco, Institute of Medicine (2005)
"1983 135 lung-cancer cases among residents of Taiwan; self- reported agents Cooking fuels: wood and coal Epidermoid carcinoma Small-cell carcinoma ..."
4. Disability Evaluation Under Social Security edited by Barry Leonard (1999)
"C. Oat cell (small cell) carcinoma; or D. Squamous cell carcinoma, with métastases beyond the hilar lymph nodes; or E. Other histologie types of carcinoma, ..."
5. Neoplastic Diseases: A Treatise on Tumors by James Ewing (1922)
"... in an infant of 5| months, while Nuscheler reported a case in a girl of 7 years, and Werner described a small cell carcinoma in a female of 19 years. ..."