clear-cell carcinoma

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(clear-cell adenocarcinoma) a variant of adenocarcinoma that tends to arise from the kidneys or the female genital tract. In the latter case it is linked to intrauterine exposure to diethylstilbestrol during the 1950s and 1960s and takes the form of a vaginal cancer, which can be treated by radical surgery followed by radiotherapy.

Subjects: Medicine and Health.

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