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Neoplasms MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Neoplasms
Tree Number(s)
C04
Unique ID
D009369
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D009369
Annotation
general; prefer specifics; familial: consider also NEOPLASTIC SYNDROMES, HEREDITARY; metastatic cancer of unknown origin: index NEOPLASM METASTASIS
Scope Note
New abnormal growth of tissue. Malignant neoplasms show a greater degree of anaplasia and have the properties of invasion and metastasis, compared to benign neoplasms.
Entry Version
NEOPL
Entry Term(s)
Benign Neoplasm
Benign Neoplasms
Cancer
Malignancy
Malignant Neoplasm
Malignant Neoplasms
Neoplasia
Neoplasm
Neoplasms, Benign
Tumor
Tumors
Consider Also
consider also terms at CANCER, CARCINO-, ONCO-, and TUMOR
Public MeSH Note
/diagnosis was NEOPLASM DIAGNOSIS 1964-65; /etiology was NEOPLASM ETIOLOGY 1964-65; /immunology was NEOPLASM IMMUNOLOGY 1964-65; /radiotherapy was NEOPLASM RADIOTHERAPY 1964-65; /therapy was NEOPLASM THERAPY 1964-65; NEOPLASM STATISTICS was heading 1964-65; CARCINOGENESIS was heading 1977
History Note
/diagnosis was NEOPLASM DIAGNOSIS 1964-65; /etiology was NEOPLASM ETIOLOGY 1964-65; /immunology was NEOPLASM IMMUNOLOGY 1964-65; /radiotherapy was NEOPLASM RADIOTHERAPY 1964-65; /therapy was NEOPLASM THERAPY 1964-65; NEOPLASM STATISTICS was heading 1964-65; CARCINOGENESIS was heading 1977
Entry Combination
secondary:Neoplasm Metastasis
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2021/06/30
Neoplasms Preferred
Cancer Narrower
Benign Neoplasms Narrower
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