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Question by  Chem (41)

What is single cell carcinoma?


Answer by  patti (29325)

Carcinoma is cancer. Basal cell carcinoma is the most common type of skin cancer and is caused by sun damage. Small cell carcinoma is a different type of cancer that is highly malignant, and often association with the lungs, though it can present in other areas of the body.


Answer by  Olin (101)

It is cancer which infects only one cell. If it is benign, the cancer will only be a growing tumor. If it is malignant, the cancer can destroy cells and spread to other parts of the body.


Answer by  rbiales (3441)

Single cell carcinoma can mean one of at leas two different conditions. Single cell can mean not in a large mass, because the cancer can't make the body generate blood vessels to feed it. It can also mean a cancer that does not form masses, period, that breaks off and spreads easily, like spilling rice on the floor.


Answer by  worker2746 (2434)

This is a type of cancer that often times is related to skin cancer and comes from sun exposure on a large part.

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