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NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms



stage 0 gastric carcinoma in situ  listen  (... GAS-trik KAR-sih-NOH-muh in SY-too)

  Abnormal cells are found in the inside lining of the mucosa (innermost layer) of the stomach wall. These abnormal cells may become cancer and spread into nearby normal tissue.

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