NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 8,128 terms related to cancer and medicine.
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- stage 0 esophageal carcinoma in situ
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Abnormal cells are found in the mucosa or submucosa layer of the esophagus wall. These abnormal cells may become cancer and spread into nearby normal tissue. Stage 0 is also called high-grade dysplasia.