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Transitional cell carcinoma

Synonym(s)

  • carcinoma, transitional cell
  • TCC - transitional cell carcinoma
  • transitional carcinoma
  • urothelial carcinoma

Definition(s)

A type of cancer that develops in the lining of the bladder, ureter, or renal pelvis (the part of the kidney that collects, holds, and drains urine).

Definition from:  National Cancer Institute dictionaryThis link leads to a site outside Genetics Home Reference.

See also Understanding Medical Terminology.

 
Published: December 22, 2014