Search Results for: Tumor

intracranial tumor

A tumor that occurs in the brain. … [Read more...]

granulosa cell tumor

A type of slow-growing, malignant tumor that usually affects the ovary. … [Read more...]


An immune response to a person's tumor cells by immune cells present in a donor's transplanted tissue, such as bone marrow or peripheral blood. … [Read more...]

GM-CSF-secreting breast tumor vaccine

A vaccine that is being studied as a way to help the body … [Read more...]

glial tumor

A general term for tumors of the central nervous system, including astrocytomas, ependymal tumors, glioblastoma multiforme, and primitive neuroectodermal … [Read more...]

gestational trophoblastic tumor

Any of a group of tumors that develops from trophoblastic cells (cells that help an embryo attach to the uterus and help form the placenta) after fertilization … [Read more...]

germ cell tumor

A type of tumor that begins in the cells that give rise to sperm or eggs. Germ cell tumors can occur almost anywhere in the body and can be either benign or … [Read more...]

gastrointestinal stromal tumor

A type of tumor that usually begins in cells in the wall of the gastrointestinal tract. It can be benign or malignant. Also called GIST. … [Read more...]

gastrointestinal carcinoid tumor

An indolent (slow-growing) cancer that forms in cells that make hormones in the lining of the gastrointestinal tract (the stomach and intestines). It usually … [Read more...]

functioning tumor

A tumor that is found in endocrine tissue and makes hormones (chemicals that travel in the bloodstream and control the actions of other cells or organs). … [Read more...]