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Dictionary of Cancer Terms

View in Spanish: Carcinoma de células en anillo de sello

Signet ring cell carcinoma (SIG-nut sel KAR-sih-NOH-muh)
A highly malignant type of cancer typically found in glandular cells that line the digestive organs. The cells resemble signet rings when examined under a microscope.



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