stage 0 cervical carcinoma in situ

Abnormal cells are found in the cervical epithelium (the innermost lining of the cervix). These abnormal cells may become cancer and spread into nearby normal tissue. Also called cervical squamous intraepithelial neoplasia 3 and CIN 3.

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  • carcinoma in situ — (CIS) the earliest stage of cancer spread, in which the tumour is confined to the epithelium and surgical removal of the growth should lead to cure. See also cervical cancer, cervical intraepithelial neoplasia, ductal carcinoma in situ …   Medical dictionary

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  • Cervical screening — is a way of preventing cervical cancer from developing, and diagnosing the disease at an early stage. In the USA, cervical screening is usually performed using the Pap test (or smear test ),[1] though the UK screening programmes changed the… …   Wikipedia

  • Carcinoma of the penis — Penile cancer is a malignant growth found on the skin or in the tissues of the penis. A Squamous cell carcinoma usually originating in the glans or foreskin is by far the most common type, occurring in 9 out of 10 cases. [cite web |url=http://www …   Wikipedia

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