NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms

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The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 7,913 terms related to cancer and medicine.

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cervical adenocarcinoma
(SER-vih-kul A-deh-noh-KAR-sih-NOH-muh)
A type of cervical cancer that begins in the glandular cells of the cervix. These cells make mucus and are found in tissue that lines the inner part of the cervix and the uterus. Cervical adenocarcinoma is less common than cervical squamous cell carcinoma.