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"Carcinoma" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

A malignant neoplasm made up of epithelial cells tending to infiltrate the surrounding tissues and give rise to metastases. It is a histological type of neoplasm but is often wrongly used as a synonym for "cancer." (From Dorland, 27th ed)

This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Carcinoma" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Carcinoma" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 1160 publications over 31 distinct years, with a maximum of 72 publications in 2011
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