MSH: A malignant epithelial tumor with a glandular organization.,CSP: carcinoma derived from glandular tissue or in which tumor cells form recognizable glandular structures.,NCI: Cancer that begins in cells that line certain internal organs and that have gland-like (secretory) properties.,NCI: A malignant neoplasm arising from glandular cells.,NCI: A common cancer characterized by the presence of malignant glandular cells. Morphologically, adenocarcinomas are classified according to the growth pattern (e.g., papillary, alveolar) or according to the secreting product (e.g., mucinous, serous). Representative examples of adenocarcinoma are ductal and lobular breast carcinoma, lung adenocarcinoma, renal cell carcinoma, hepatocellular carcinoma (hepatoma), colon adenocarcinoma, and prostate adenocarcinoma.

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