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What is the definition or description of: adenocarcinoma?

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Dr. Martin Rubenstein
Hematology and Oncology 47 years experience
From a gland: Adenocarcinomas arise from glandular or secretory tissues. They are the common type of tumors (as opposed to sarcomas, from connective tissue) and include the common types colon, lung, prostate and breast cancers.
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Dec 3, 2012

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