stage I cervical cancer

Pronunciation: (... SER-vih-kul KAN-ser)

Cancer is found in the cervix only. Stage I is divided into stages IA and IB, based on the amount of cancer that is found. In stage IA, a very small amount of cancer that can only be seen with a microscope is found in the tissues of the cervix. Stage IA is divided into stages IA1 and IA2, based on the size of the tumor. In stage IA1, the cancer is not more than 3 millimeters deep and not more than 7 millimeters wide. In stage IA2, the cancer is more than 3 but not more than 5 millimeters deep, and not more than 7 millimeters wide. Stage IB is divided into stages IB1 and IB2, based on the size of the tumor. In stage IB1, (1) the cancer can only be seen with a microscope and is more than 5 millimeters deep and more than 7 millimeters wide; or (2) the cancer can be seen without a microscope and is not more than 4 centimeters. In stage IB2, the cancer can be seen without a microscope and is more than 4 centimeters.

Source: NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms

Stage IA1 and IA2 cervical cancer. A very small amount of cancer that can only be seen with a microscope is found in the tissues of the cervix. In stage IA1, the cancer is not more than 3 millimeters deep and not more than 7 millimeters wide. In stage IA2, the cancer is more than 3 but not more than 5 millimeters deep, and not more than 7 millimeters wide.Stage IB1 and IB2 cervical cancer. In stage IB1, the cancer can only be seen with a microscope and is more than 5 mm deep and more than 7 mm wide OR the cancer can be seen without a microscope and is 4 cm or smaller. In stage IB2, the cancer is larger than 4 cm.Cáncer de cuello uterino en estadios IA1 y IA2. En los tejidos del cuello uterino se encuentra una muy pequeña cantidad de cáncer que solo se puede ver bajo un microscopio. En el estadio IA1, el cáncer no mide más de 3 mm de profundidad y no más de 7 mm de ancho. En el estadio IA2, el cáncer mide más de 3 mm de profundidad, pero no más de 5 mm, y no mide más de 7 mm de ancho.Cáncer de cuello uterino en estadios IB1 y IB2. En el estadio IB1, el cáncer solo se puede observar al microscopio y mide más de 5 mm de profundidad o mide más de 7 mm de ancho, O se puede ver el cáncer sin un microscopio y mide 4 cm o menos. En el estadio IB2, el cáncer mide más de 4 cm. Date last modified: 2015-06-25Cervical Cancer TreatmentCáncer de cuello uterino: Tratamiento