Question by  Aimee (46)

What is signet cell carsanoma?

My mom has signet cell carsanoma and I would like to learn more about it.


Answer by  nicolebrodeur (206)

A signet cell carcinoma is a type of cancer. Commonly known as "signet ring" for the way it looks under a microscope, it is a very aggressive form of adenocarcinoma.


Answer by  bubbyboy (9929)

Signet cell carsanoma is a malignancy chacterized by the appearance of signet ring cells. This type of cancer cell in usually seen in stomach cancer but it can also appear with bladder, prostate, gallbladder or in many other tissues that are malignant. The cells look like signet rings thus their name.


Answer by  champaign9497 (11977)

You need to set up a consultation with her doctor and go in and talk to them about it they will be able to break it down into terms you will be able to understand. And you will probably come out of it feeling a lot more at ease than when you went in.

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