NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms

The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 8,351 terms related to cancer and medicine.

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stage I colorectal cancer
(...KOH-loh-REK-tul KAN-ser)
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 Dukes A colorectal cancer.