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View in Spanish: Carcinoma de células de Merkel en estadio 0 in situ

Stage 0 Merkel cell carcinoma in situ (stayj … MER-kul sel KAR-sih-NOH-muh in SY-too)
Abnormal cells are found in the place where they first formed and have not spread. These abnormal cells may become cancer and spread to lymph nodes or distant parts of the body.



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