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Descriptor in English: Neoplasms
Descriptor in Spanish: Neoplasias
Descriptor in Portuguese: Neoplasias
Descriptor in French: Tumeurs
Entry term(s): Benign Neoplasm
Benign Neoplasms
Cancer
Cancers
Malignancies
Malignancy
Malignant Neoplasm
Malignant Neoplasms
Neoplasia
Neoplasias
Neoplasm
Neoplasm, Benign
Neoplasm, Malignant
Neoplasms, Benign
Neoplasms, Malignant
Tumor
Tumors
Tree number(s): C04
SP4.046.452.698.879.165
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.
Annotation: general; prefer specifics; familial: consider also NEOPLASTIC SYNDROMES, HEREDITARY; metastatic cancer of unknown origin: index NEOPLASM METASTASIS
Allowable Qualifiers: BL blood
BS blood supply
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CH chemistry
CI chemically induced
CL classification
CN congenital
CO complications
DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy
DI diagnosis
DT drug therapy
EC economics
EH ethnology
EM embryology
EN enzymology
EP epidemiology
ET etiology
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
MO mortality
NU nursing
PA pathology
PC prevention & control
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
PX psychology
RH rehabilitation
RT radiotherapy
SU surgery
TH therapy
UL ultrastructure
UR urine
VE veterinary
VI virology
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
DeCS UI: 9562
Descriptor UI: D009369
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2018/02/28
Neoplasms - Preferred
Concept UI M0014585
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.
Preferred term Neoplasms
Entry term(s) Neoplasia
Neoplasias
Neoplasm
Tumor
Tumors
Cancer - Narrower
Concept UI M0014584
Preferred term Cancer
Entry term(s) Cancers
Malignancies
Malignancy
Malignant Neoplasm
Malignant Neoplasms
Neoplasm, Malignant
Neoplasms, Malignant
Benign Neoplasms - Narrower
Concept UI M0014586
Preferred term Benign Neoplasms
Entry term(s) Benign Neoplasm
Neoplasm, Benign
Neoplasms, Benign



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