NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms

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stage 0 nonmelanoma skin carcinoma in situ on the head and neck (not on the eyelid)
(... non-MEH-luh-NOH-muh skin KAR-sih-NOH-muh in SY-too ...)
Abnormal cells are found in the squamous cell or basal cell layer of the epidermis. These abnormal cells may become cancer and spread into nearby normal tissue. Also called nonmelanoma skin carcinoma in situ on the head and neck (not on the eyelid).