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urothelial carcinoma

Cancer that occurs in urothelial cells. It can start in the renal pelvis of the kidney, the ureter or the bladder. Sometimes called transitional cell carcinoma (TCC)….

renal cell carcinoma (RCC)

The most common type of kidney cancer. Also called renal adenocarcinoma. It begins in the kidney’s nephrons. Types of RCC include clear cell carcinoma, papillary, chromophobe or sarcomatoid kidney cancers….

urothelial cells

Cells that line parts of the urinary tract, such as where the kidney joins the ureter, in the ureter itself, in the bladder and in some parts of the urethra. This forms a watertight lining. Also called transitional…

basal cell carcinoma (BCC)

A type of skin cancer that develops in the basal cells of the top layer (epidermis) of the skin.

lobular carcinoma in situ (LCIS)

Abnormal cells in the lobes of the breast.

clear cell carcinoma

A type of endometrial cancer.

serous carcinoma

A type of endometrial cancer….

squamous cell carcinoma (SCC)

A type of cancer that begins in the squamous cells. Squamous cells are found in several place in the body, including the top layer (epidermis) of the skin, in the main airways of the lungs, and in the…

ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS)

Abnormal cells in the breast ducts that may increase the risk of developing invasive breast cancer.

invasive ductal carcinoma

A cancer that started in the milk duct but has spread into the normal tissue around it.