NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 7,922 terms related to cancer and medicine.
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- stage 0 colorectal carcinoma in situ
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Abnormal cells are found in the mucosa (innermost layer) of the colon and/or rectal wall. These abnormal cells may become cancer.