stage 0 esophageal carcinoma in situ

Pronunciation: (... ee-SAH-fuh-JEE-ul KAR-sih-NOH-muh in SY-too)

Abnormal cells are found in the mucosa or submucosa layer of the esophagus wall. These abnormal cells may become cancer and spread into nearby normal tissue. Stage 0 is also called high-grade dysplasia.

Source: NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms

2004-01-23 Date last modified: 2014-11-03Esophageal Cancer TreatmentCáncer de esófago: Tratamiento