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nucleus

[new-klee-us] the center of a cell where the deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) is found and where it reproduces. Studying the size and shape of a cell’s nucleus under the microscope can help pathologists tell cancer cells from non-cancer cells. See also cell, deoxyribonucleic acid, pathologist.

What do doctors look for under the microscope?

... Size and shape of the cell's nucleus. The size and shape of the nucleus of
a cancer cell is often abnormal. ... The nucleus is surrounded by cytoplasm. ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/understandingyourdiagnosis/examsandtestdescriptions/testingbiopsyandcytologyspecimensforcancer/testing-biopsy-and-cytology-specimens-for-cancer-what-doctors-look-for

Testing Biopsy and Cytology Specimens for Cancer

... Size and shape of the cell's nucleus The size and shape of the nucleus of a
cancer cell is often abnormal. ... The nucleus is surrounded by cytoplasm. ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/cid/documents/webcontent/003185-pdf.pdf

Magnetic resonance imaging

... magnetic field. The magnetic force causes the nuclei (centers) of hydrogen
atoms in your body to line up in one direction. Once ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/understandingyourdiagnosis/examsandtestdescriptions/imagingradiologytests/imaging-radiology-tests-mri

How is kidney cancer diagnosed? | American Cancer Society

... The grade is based on how closely the cancer cells' nuclei (the part of the cell
in which DNA is stored) look like those of normal kidney cells. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/kidneycancer/detailedguide/kidney-cancer-adult-diagnosis

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... Morphological Features • Cellular enlargement and flattening • Increase in
size of nucleus & nucleolus ... immunolabeling # foci/nuclei (n=50/sample) ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/content/@behavioralresearchcenter/documents/document/acspc-036243.pdf

Inositol Hexaphosphate

... foods. It is converted into compounds in the body that are used by cells
to relay outside messages to the cell nucleus. IP6 ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/complementaryandalternativemedicine/dietandnutrition/inositol-hexaphosphate

Imaging (Radiology) Tests

... magnetic field. The magnetic force causes the nuclei (centers) of hydrogen
atoms in your body to line up in one direction. Once ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/cid/documents/webcontent/003177-pdf.pdf

Cancer Glossary

... nucleus Search [new-klee-us]. the center of a cell where the
deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) is found and where it reproduces. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/cancerglossary/index.aspx?letter=n

Kidney Cancer (Adult) - Renal Cell Carcinoma

... The grade is based on how closely the cancer cells' nuclei (the part of the cell
in which DNA is stored) look like those of normal kidney cells. ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/cid/documents/webcontent/003107-pdf.pdf

Cancer Glossary

... deoxyribonucleic acid Search [dee-ok-see-ri-bo-noo-KLEE-ick]. also called
DNA. The genetic “blueprint” found in the nucleus (center) of each cell. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/cancerglossary/index.aspx?letter=d