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1.

Addition of methyl groups to DNA. DNA methyltransferases (DNA methylases) perform this reaction using S-ADENOSYLMETHIONINE as the methyl group donor. [from MeSH]

MedGen UID:
138191
Concept ID:
C0376452
2.

Methylation

A chemical reaction in which a small molecule called a methyl group is added to other molecules. Methylation of proteins or nucleic acids may affect how they act in the body. [from NCI]

MedGen UID:
44400
Concept ID:
C0025723
Molecular Function
3.

Mesothelioma

Neoplasms composed of tissue of the mesothelium, the layer of flat cells, derived from the mesoderm, which lines the body cavity of the embryo. In the adult it forms the simple squamous epithelium which covers all true serous membranes (peritoneum, pericardium, pleura). The concept does not refer to neoplasms located in these organs. (From Dorland, 27th ed) [from MeSH]

MedGen UID:
9975
Concept ID:
C0025500
Neoplastic Process
4.

Adenocarcinoma

A malignant neoplasm arising from glandular cells. [from NCI]

MedGen UID:
122
Concept ID:
C0001418
Neoplastic Process
5.

Pleural mesothelioma

MedGen UID:
237179
Concept ID:
C1377913
Neoplastic Process
6.

Adenocarcinoma of lung

A carcinoma characterized by the presence of malignant glandular epithelial cells. There is a male predilection with a male to female ratio of 2:1. Usually lung adenocarcinoma is asymptomatic and is identified through screening studies or as an incidental radiologic finding. If clinical symptoms are present they include shortness of breath, cough, hemoptysis, chest pain, and fever. Tobacco smoke is a known risk factor. [from NCI]

MedGen UID:
57744
Concept ID:
C0152013
Neoplastic Process
7.

Malignant neoplastic disease

A general term for autonomous tissue growth exhibiting morphologic features of malignancy (e.g. severe atypia, nuclear pleomorphism, tumor cell necrosis, abnormal mitoses, tissue invasiveness) and for which the transformed cell type has not been specifically identified. [from NCI]

MedGen UID:
14297
Concept ID:
C0006826
Neoplastic Process
8.

Diagnosis

The process of identifying a disease, such as cancer, from its signs and symptoms. [from NCI]

MedGen UID:
8354
Concept ID:
C0011900
Finding
9.

DNA damage

Injuries to DNA that introduce deviations from its normal, intact structure and which may, if left unrepaired, result in a MUTATION or a block of DNA REPLICATION. These deviations may be caused by physical or chemical agents and occur by natural or unnatural, introduced circumstances. They include the introduction of illegitimate bases during replication or by deamination or other modification of bases; the loss of a base from the DNA backbone leaving an abasic site; single-strand breaks; double strand breaks; and intrastrand (PYRIMIDINE DIMERS) or interstrand crosslinking. Damage can often be repaired (DNA REPAIR). If the damage is extensive, it can induce APOPTOSIS. [from MeSH]

MedGen UID:
3880
Concept ID:
C0012860
Cell or Molecular Dysfunction
10.

Related

MedGen UID:
619805
Concept ID:
C0445223
Finding
11.

Disease Response

The pathologic and/or clinical changes that result from treatment. The changes may include eradication of detectable disease, stabilization of disease, or disease progression. [from NCI]

MedGen UID:
309976
Concept ID:
C1704632
Finding
12.

Problem

A difficulty, disorder, or condition needing resolution. [from NCI]

MedGen UID:
46106
Concept ID:
C0033213
Finding
13.

Chronic granulomatous disease

A recessive X-linked defect of leukocyte function in which phagocytic cells ingest but fail to digest bacteria, resulting in recurring bacterial infections with granuloma formation. [from MeSH]

MedGen UID:
5377
Concept ID:
C0018203
Disease or Syndrome
14.

Epithelial neoplasm

neoplasm of epithelial origin, ranging from benign (adenoma and papilloma) to malignant (carcinoma). [from CRISP]

MedGen UID:
277963
Concept ID:
C1368683
Neoplastic Process
15.

Neoplasms, Mesothelial

MedGen UID:
104923
Concept ID:
C0206714
Neoplastic Process
16.

Carcinomatosis

A condition in which cancer is spread widely throughout the body. [from NCI]

MedGen UID:
104704
Concept ID:
C0205699
Neoplastic Process
17.

Cribriform carcinoma

A carcinoma characterized by the presence of a cribriform architectural pattern. Representative examples include the intraductal cribriform breast carcinoma and invasive cribriform breast carcinoma. [from NCI]

MedGen UID:
104694
Concept ID:
C0205643
Neoplastic Process
18.

Monomorphic adenoma

A benign epithelial neoplasm arising from the salivary glands. It is characterized by the presence of a monomorphic cellular infiltrate. [from NCI]

MedGen UID:
64421
Concept ID:
C0205649
Neoplastic Process
19.

Microcystic adenoma

A benign epithelial neoplasm characterized by a microcystic pattern. The cystic spaces are lined by small cuboidal cells without evidence of significant cytologic atypia. [from NCI]

MedGen UID:
64420
Concept ID:
C0205648
Neoplastic Process
20.

Follicular adenoma

MedGen UID:
61429
Concept ID:
C0205647
Neoplastic Process

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