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Related to basal cell: Nevoid basal cell carcinoma syndrome, Basal Cell Nevus Syndrome, Basal cell layer

cell

(Enemy combatants), noun enemy group, exxremist group, rebel organization, saboteurs, subversives, unnerground extremists
Associated concepts: enemy combatants, justice courts, miliiary tribunals, Patriotic Act, prison cells, sleeper cell, terrorist cell

cell

(jail), noun cage, cella, chamber, compartment, confined room, confinement, cubicle, cubiculum, enclosed cage, incarceration, jailhouse, penitentiary, pound, prison, prison house, small cavity, small room, solitary abode
See also: chamber, jail, penitentiary, prison

CELL. A small room in a prison. See Dungeon.

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Basal cell carcinoma is a slow-growing skin cancer typically caused by long term and/or occasionally excessive exposure to the sun.
It is estimated there could be approximately 700 people suffering from advanced basal cell carcinoma in the UK and it is estimated that up to a dozen patients a year in the North East would benefit from the new pill.
Compared with nonusers, the risk for basal cell carcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma increased by 15 percent for every four visits made to a tanning booth per year; the risk for melanoma increased by 11 percent.
She and her associates are conducting a phase II trial of the experimental Genentech drug GDC-0449 in patients with many BCCs from basal cell nevus syndrome (Gorlin's syndrome), and a separate proof-of-concept study of the antifungal drug itraconazole in patients with small numbers of BCCs who do not have basal cell nevus syndrome.
In 1964, Okun and Blumenthal (7) first described basal cell carcinoma in which there were giant tumor cells that had nuclear atypia.
Both groups were seeking the source of a rare - but virulent - related disease known as basal cell nevus syndrome, which mostly affects children who have been exposed to the sun.
Celebrex, a prescription-strength non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID), reduced basal cell carcinomas by 68 percent and squamous cell carcinomas by 58 percent in patients at high risk for skin cancer.
Additionally, it is sometimes difficult to identify basal cells even with the use of immunohistochemistry (IHC) because up to 23% of atrophic glands can be completely negative for basal cell markers.
Dr Gallagher's team obtained VOC profiles from basal cell carcinoma sites in 11 patients.
In the combined pancreas/kidney transplant patients there were nearly twice as many squamous cell carcinomas as basal cell carcinomas.
Infiltrative basal cell carcinoma occurringin sites of biopsy-proven nodular basal cell carcinoma.

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