Basics Description Carcinoma in situ (Bowen disease): Premalignant changes involving the squamous epithelium of the vulva Squamous cell carcinoma: Invasive squamous cell carcinoma is the most common malignancy involving the vulva (90% of patients)...
Tagged: small cell carcinoma
Leading cause of cancer-related death in the US (estimated 157,300 deaths in 2010, 28% of all cancer-related deaths)
Cushing Disease and Cushing Syndrome are clinical abnormalities associated with chronic exposure to excessive amounts of cortisol (the major adrenocorticoid)
Cushing disease is defined as glucocorticoid excess due to excessive adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH) secretion from a pituitary tumor. This is the most common cause of primary Cushing syndrome.