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Neoplasms, Multiple Primary MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Neoplasms, Multiple Primary
Tree Number(s)
C04.651
Unique ID
D009378
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D009378
Annotation
2 or more neoplasms occurring simultaneously: do not confuse with NEOPLASMS, SECOND PRIMARY, a neoplasm following an earlier neoplasm but not its metastasis; coordinate with histological type(s) (IM) & each precoordinated organ/neoplasm term(s) (IM); do not use /‌compl with specific multiple neoplasm terms to show multiplicity; differentiate from NEOPLASM METASTASIS & NEOPLASM RECURRENCE, LOCAL: Manual 24.4.1.5, 24.4.1.6; MULTIPLE ENDOCRINE NEOPLASIA & its specifics are also available; DF: NEOPL MULTIPLE PRIMARY
Scope Note
Two or more abnormal growths of tissue occurring simultaneously and presumed to be of separate origin. The neoplasms may be histologically the same or different, and may be found in the same or different sites.
Entry Version
NEOPL MULTIPLE PRIMARY
Entry Term(s)
Multiple Primary Neoplasms
Multiple Primary Neoplasms, Synchronous
Neoplasms, Synchronous
Neoplasms, Synchronous Multiple Primary
Synchronous Multiple Primary Neoplasms
Synchronous Neoplasms
NLM Classification #
QZ 200
See Also
Neoplasms, Second Primary
Public MeSH Note
65
History Note
65
Date Established
1965/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2008/07/08
Neoplasms, Multiple Primary Preferred
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