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Alternate Names : Carcinoma, Malignant Tumor


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Hepatocellular Cancer, CT Scan
Hepatocellular Cancer, CT Scan

A CT scan of the upper abdomen showing an widespread (disseminated) carcinoma of the liver (hepato cellular carcinoma). The liver is the large organ on the left side of the picture. Note the moth-eaten appearance.


Lung Cancer, Frontal Chest X-Ray
Lung Cancer, Frontal Chest X-Ray

A CXR in a patient with central cancer of the right lung. Notice the white mass in the middle portion of the right lung (seen on the left side of the picture).


Lymphoma, Malignant - CT Scan
Lymphoma, Malignant - CT Scan

This abdominal CT scan shows tumor masses (malignant lymphomas) in the area behind the peritoneal cavity (retroperitoneal space).


Pancreatic Cancer, CT Scan
Pancreatic Cancer, CT Scan

A CT scan of the upper abdomen showing a tumor (pancreas carcinoma) in the head of the pancreas, seen here in the middle of the picture.


Stomach Cancer, X-Ray
Stomach Cancer, X-Ray

An upper GI series in a patient with cancer of the stomach (gastric carcinoma).


Skin Cancer, Melanoma - Flat, Brown Lesion
Skin Cancer, Melanoma - Flat, Brown Lesion

Melanomas are sometimes called the patriotic cancer because they may be colored red, whitish, and blue (to blue-black) all in the same lesion. This lesion has multiple colors.


Adenocarcinoma - Chest X-Ray
Adenocarcinoma - Chest X-Ray

This chest X-ray shows adenocarcinoma of the lung. There is a rounded light spot in the right upper lung (left side of the picture) at the level of the second rib. The light spot has irregular and poorly defined borders and is not uniform in density. Diseases that may cause this type of X-ray result would be tuberculous or fungal granuloma, and malignant or benign tumors.


Skin Cancer, Melanoma - Raised, Dark Lesion
Skin Cancer, Melanoma - Raised, Dark Lesion

Note the presence of multiple colors within this melanoma lesion. It is referred to as "patriotic cancer" because it is typically colored red, white, blue/black. This is a common appearance for a melanoma.


Secondhand Smoke and Lung Cancer
Secondhand Smoke and Lung Cancer

Secondhand smoke has been classified as a known cause of lung cancer in humans (Group A carcinogen).


Skin Cancer, Basal Cell Carcinoma - Nose
Skin Cancer, Basal Cell Carcinoma - Nose

The typical basal cell skin cancer appears as a small, pearly, dome-shaped nodule with small visible blood vessels (telangiectasias).


Skin Cancer, Basal Cell Carcinoma - Pigmented
Skin Cancer, Basal Cell Carcinoma - Pigmented

This skin cancer appears as a 2 to 3 centimeter skin spot. The tissue has become destroyed (forming an atrophic plaque). There is a brownish color because of increased skin pigment (hyperpigmentation) and a slightly elevated, rolled, pearl-colored margin. This growth is located along the hair line.


Skin Cancer, Squamous Cell - Close-Up
Skin Cancer, Squamous Cell - Close-Up

Squamous cell carcinoma is one of the three most common types of skin cancer: basal cell, squamous cell, and melanoma. Squamous cell cancers can metastasize (spread) and should be removed surgically as soon as they are diagnosed.


Skin Cancer, Squamous Cell on the Hands
Skin Cancer, Squamous Cell on the Hands

This is a picture of squamous cell skin cancer on the hands. Squamous cell carcinoma is one of the three most common types of skin cancer: basal cell, squamous cell, and melanoma. Squamous cell cancers can metastasize (spread) and should be removed surgically as soon as they are diagnosed.


Skin Cancer, Close-Up of Lentigo Maligna Melanoma
Skin Cancer, Close-Up of Lentigo Maligna Melanoma

Increased risk for skin cancer, especially melanoma, is associated with chronic exposure to sunlight, blistering sunburns, and a family history of skin cancer.


Skin Cancer, Close-Up of Level III Melanoma
Skin Cancer, Close-Up of Level III Melanoma

Malignant melanoma is the most dangerous type of the skin cancers. Typical features of melanomas include irregular borders, multiple colors within the lesion, rapid growth, and susceptibility to easy injury with bleeding. Any mole that exhibits any of these changes should be evaluated immediately by your physician.


Ovarian Cancer Metastasis
Ovarian Cancer Metastasis

A malignant neoplasm (abnormal growth) located on the ovaries.





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