NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 8,351 terms related to cancer and medicine.
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- Dukes A colorectal cancer
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Cancer has formed in the mucosa (innermost layer) of the colon and/or rectum wall and has spread to the submucosa (layer of tissue next to the mucosa) or to the muscle layer of the colon and/or rectum wall. Also called stage I colorectal cancer.