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Glossary: stage 0 colorectal carcinoma in situ, Masonic Cancer Center, University of Minnesota

stage 0 colorectal carcinoma in situ

(...KOH-loh-REK-tul KAR-sih-NOH-muh in SY-too)

Abnormal cells are found in the mucosa (innermost layer) of the colon and/or rectal wall. These abnormal cells may become cancer.

Stage 0 colon/rectal carcinoma in situ; shows a cross-section of the colon/rectum. An inset shows the layers of the colon/rectum wall with abnormal cells in the mucosa layer. Also shown are the submucosa, muscle layers, serosa, a blood vessel, and lymph nodes.

Stage 0 colon/rectal carcinoma in situ. Abnormal cells are shown in the mucosa of the colon/rectum wall.

2004-01-23

2011-03-21

Colon Cancer TreatmentRectal Cancer TreatmentCáncer del colon: TratamientoCáncer del recto: Tratamiento