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View in Spanish: Carcinoma adenoescamoso

Adenosquamous carcinoma (A-den-oh-SKWAY-mus KAR-sih-NOH-muh)
A type of cancer that contains two types of cells: squamous cells (thin, flat cells that line certain organs) and gland-like cells.

Source: National Cancer Institute Dictionary of Cancer Terms, available at www.cancer.gov/dictionary.