NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms

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stage 0 salivary gland carcinoma in situ
(... SA-lih-VAYR-ee gland KAR-sih-NOH-muh in SY-too)
Abnormal cells are found in the lining of the salivary ducts or the small sacs that make up the salivary gland. These abnormal cells may become cancer and spread into nearby normal tissue.