stage 0 colorectal carcinoma in situ

Pronunciation: (...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.

Source: NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms

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

2004-01-23 Date last modified: 2011-03-21Colon Cancer TreatmentRectal Cancer TreatmentCáncer de colon: TratamientoCáncer de recto: Tratamiento